Romance books have gotten me through quarantine. I usually don’t read romance. Many times it’s the typical archetypes and tropes. However, Beast was a welcome distraction and palette cleanser from all the heavy non-fiction books I have been reading.
Carty-Williams explores dating, anxiety and racism through the eyes of a modern-day Jamaican Brit, and she does it with a sense of humor and does not shy away from making the reader uncomfortable. Queenie constantly overshares at inappropriate moments, has dating disasters, and her badass girlfriends are just some of the sources of enjoyment in the book.
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The Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteHead Published: : September 13th 2016 by Doubleday (first published August 2nd 2016) Genres: Memoir, Essays, Humor Pages: 224 Format: Ebook Source: Advanced Reader Copy Where to Get: Libraries, Amazon, B&N, Summary: From Goodreads Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all slaves, but Cora is an outcast even among her […]