The Weekend Reading List: A Dragon of a Different Color (Heartstrikers #4)

“A Dragon of a Different Color” by Rachel Aaron



The Stats:

  • Publication Date: July 28, 2017
  • Previous Book: No Good Dragon Goes Unpunished (Heartstrikers #3)
  • Fiction, fantasy, science-fiction, drama, supernatural, dragons, ghosts, spirits, mages
  • 3.8/5
  • Warnings: No real warnings for this one other than the obvious you’d have to read the first three books. Also, only currently available as an ebook but a paperback addition will probably be soon released.

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The Weekend Reading List: There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé

“There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé” by Morgan Parker

5127exzxw5l-_sy291_bo1204203200_ql40_The Stats:

  • Publication Date: February 14, 2017
  • Poetry, non-fiction, feminism, race, cultural references, black American womanhood
  •  3.6/5
  • WARNING: This is a book of poems.

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The Weekend Reading List: 1984

“1984” by George Orwell


The Stats:

  • Publication Date: June 8, 1949
  • Science-fiction, dystopia, adult, where the saying “Big Brother is watching you” comes from
  • 4/5
  • WARNINGS: This is kind of a slow read and has topics that may go over your head on the first read as well as a few adult themes really young children probably shouldn’t read, but hey, it’s up to you. Also, there be no happy endings here, friends.

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The Weekend Reading List: Another Castle

“Another Castle” by Andrew Wheeler, illustrated by Paulina Ganucheau


The Stats:

  • Publication Date: February 28, 2017
  • Graphic novel, fantasy, magic, dungeons and dragons, princesses – but not in distress, kind of useless princes, monsters, creating your own destiny and all that other good stuff
  • 3.5/5
  • WARNINGS: If you’re a person who is expecting some Disney-esque type of princess – especially the earlier ones – or if you are a person who is unable to tolerate people who are different than you, then this story is not for you.

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