Book Review: Sci-fi novel “The Nephilim Brood” by Michael K. Paraiso

Title: The Nephilim Brood Author: Michael K. Paraiso Book Review by: Ifakoya English I have to admit that I am on a perpetual search for readable sci-fi. Sci-fi novels are difficult to write, and sometimes even more difficult to read. If done wrong they can be possibly the most boring, least interesting things ever created […]

Book Review: “Zeal Master: Way of the Warrior” by Rahmel Garner

Synopsis: This is a story about a mystical land with unimaginable creatures. A land split into five different territories north territory, south territory, east territory, west territory, and mount hope territory. This world is centered-around a group of people known as “Zealeths”, these people are outcasts, usually shunned by the rest of the common folk […]

Book Review: “For Your Love” by Beverly Jenkins – Explosive secrets that resurrects old drama and new pain

Title: FOR YOUR LOVE Author: Beverly Jenkins 295 of pages (William Morrow / HarperCollins) “Cradling the shotgun, she bent down to get a look at him, and that’s when he rose up and crashed the pipe across her shoulder. She cried out and fell to her knees, dropping the gun. While she slumped, moaned in […]

Book Review: “The Pleasure Trap” by Niobia Bryant

The Pleasure Trap, by Niobia Bryant 264 pages, Dafina Books/Kensington Publishing Book Review by: Melody Charles Graham Walker might be his name, but pleasure becomes his game….literally AND figuratively. First introduced in Niobia Bryant’s scandal-driven Mistress series (Message From A Mistress, Mistress No More and Mistress Inc.) via his trysts with Jaime Hall, male stripper […]

Book Review: “Love Him or Leave Him, But Don’t Get Stuck with the Tab: Hilarious Advice for Real Women” by Loni Love

238 pages (Simon & Schuster Paperbacks) Author: Loni Love:    “….If you’re going to break up and get back together, you can only do it once. I repeat, you can only get together once! ….As Momma Love used to say, there’s no point in leading a horse to a water if he’s only going to kick […]

Book Review: Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X by Ilyasah Shabazz

Book Review by: Melody Charles When it comes to the life and legacy of Malcolm X, fiction seem to loom larger than fact. Love him or loathe him, his intentions and accomplishments as an iconic nationalist Muslim leader have become lost in misconceptions and media propaganda, an injustice that his third-born daughter, best-selling author Ilyasah […]

Book Review: Manga “Baka to Boing” – Not perfect but perfectly enjoyable

Caution to under-aged viewers: The series “Baka to Boing” contain themes or scenes that may not be suitable for very young readers   Review by: Ifakoya English The story of this Manga goes like this: Taichi Yamada is what you would call a fan but he is not just any fan, he is a fan […]

Book Review: Manga ‘Peridot’ by Kobayashi Hiyoko

Created by: Kobayashi, Hiyoko French Publisher: Panini Japan Publisher: Kôdansha Series: 6 Volumes (Completed) Manga Review by: Ifakoya English Okay now this manga I have mixed feelings about. Looking back, I actually enjoyed reading the PERIDOT series by Kobayashi, Hiyoko, but must confess to it having really bland stories but still wanting to read them […]

Book Review: Graphic Novel ‘Snowpiercer Volume 1: The Escape’ Now in English and Fit for Consumption. Read up

Book Review by: Mut Asheru Authors: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand Illustrator: Jean-Marc Rochette Publisher: Titan Comics 110 pages The beloved French graphic novel Le Transperceneige written by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette has recently been translated into English as SNOWPIERCER Vol. 1: The Escape. Although the stylishly adapted movie (directed by […]

Poetry Book Review: “Cinders Rekindled” by Charlie Braxton and how you should ‘Never Let the Devil Call the Tunes’

Review by: Mut Asheru Author: Charlie Braxton Publisher: Jawara Press 62 pages Charlie Braxton’s book of poetry CINDERS REKINDLED has delivered on its ability to rekindle fires in me that I thought long extinguished. The introduction by Jerry W. Ward, Jr is in itself a work of art. There are powerful lines and clever alliterations […]