Review: Fistful of Love

Renée Cronin has written a story that may be sad for some readers and painful for others. The main character, Jeya, and her girlfriend, Rayne, represent the nuances of intimate partner violence in a lesbian relationship. Rayne is abusive and controlling. She’s a ticking time bomb that can explode at any moment. Jeya is hopeful Read More …

Review: A Return to Arms

I’ve always felt that a sign of a good read is one that elicits emotions in the reader. There were several times when I teetered between anger and delight as I read A Return to Arms. The character, Kanaan, brought up (past) anger because I’ve encountered men like him—particularly in social circles aimed at Black Read More …