• Liv's Bookshelf,  What I Read this Month

    July 2020 Reads

    My July reads were all really good! Be sure to follow me on GoodReads to keep up with my “real-time” reading! I’m Still Here This was Reese’s Book Club pick for July, and I think everyone should read this book! I wrote an entire blog post on I’m Still Here. Click here to read it! The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires I love all things vampire ( The Vampire Diaries is an all-time fave, and yes, I’m a Twilight nerd…Team Edward all the way), but I haven’t actually read any books about vampires, so I borrowed SBCGSV on a whim. It definitely was not what I was expecting,…

  • Book Reviews,  Liv's Bookshelf

    I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown Book Review

    2020 has been a year of personal growth for me in many ways. One large part of that has been reading a lot of books, especially ones out of my “comfort” genres. Being a member of Reese’s Book Club has motivated me to read books that are relevant and necessary. So before I get ahead of myself and start giving my detailed review, here’s a general overview of this book: July’s pick is I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown. Title: I’m Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness Author: Austin Channing Brown My Rating: My Review: The book starts off right away with such power and…

  • My Playlists

    Artists of Color Spotify Playlist

    My July playlist is positive, upbeat, and songs you can dance to! I really needed something fun to listen to this month, and I also wanted to highlight some of my favorite black artists. This artists of color Spotify playlist is sure to have some old favorites and classics, but I’d love to know if any of these songs are new to you! Have you listened to my other Spotify playlists? Click here to check them out or follow me on Spotify to keep track of them! Also, feel free to comment below with some music recommendations!

  • Book Reviews,  Liv's Bookshelf

    The Knightmare Arcanist Book Review

    This is my very first blog tour experience, and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to review Knightmare Arcanist! I love anything fantasy and magical, so I knew right away that I would enjoy this book. I’m very excited to read the entire series now! Synopsis: Magic. Sailing. A murderer among heroes.Gravedigger Volke Savan wants nothing more than to be like his hero, the legendary magical swashbuckler, Gregory Ruma. First, he needs to become an arcanist, someone capable of wielding magic, which requires bonding with a mythical creature. And he’ll take anything—a pegasus, a griffin, a ravenous hydra—maybe even a leviathan, like Ruma.So when Volke stumbles across a knightmare, a…

  • Influenster Reviews

    Summer Kickoff Influenster Voxbox Review

    If you’re new to my blog, thanks for stopping by! In a previous product review post, I explained the Influenster voxbox campaign process a little, so if you aren’t familiar with it, I suggest clicking here. This mix of complimentary products is a little different, but I am so happy that I got this box! It’s definitely not the most cohesive blend of products or brands, but I really enjoyed testing them! Products I received: Lemon Poppy Seed Bitten Dressing Aura Cacia Oil Moisturizer Aura Cacia Rose Hydrosol Tums Chewy Mixed Berry Oxi Clean White Revive This salad dressing was the star of this show! It’s light and creamy with…