Sephora VIB sale Haul + My New Guinea Pig Coco

Hey everyone! Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving holiday. Today I uploaded a new video showing my new sephora vib sale haul. These were things I had on my wishlist that I was finally able to purchase due to the sale. Check out the video below and let me know what you think. Also my new Guinea Pig Coco🐹 makes an appearance in the video.

Let me know if you tried any of these products or had your eye on any of them.

Xoxo NikkiπŸ’›

#FridayReads – Current Reads Nov 19 2021

So I finally uploaded a new video on my YouTube channel talking about my current Reads for this up coming week. At this point in time I’m in the mood to read everything, which for me is a good thing.

Here in the video please check it out and let me know if you have read any of these. All of these books I’m very excited for it.

Thanks for watching my new video and stopping my by blog

Xoxo Nikki

Kylie Cosmetics 24k Gold Birthday Palette Review

Hey guys! So today I wanted to share my review of the new eyeshadow palette by Kylie cosmetics that I’ve been using.

This palette has 24 beautiful shades such as golds, browns, light shimmers and glitters. It’s very beautiful. You can create different looks with it to super sexy or like me something for everyday. The shades blend very well and don’t need a lot of work .

I enjoy using this palette, I believe anyone can use it on any skin tone. I’m happy that kylie cosmetics has now new formulas and it’s vegan and cruelty free which I think is a plus for everyone. You can find this palette on kyliecosmetics.com and or Ulta website or in store.

Xoxo NikkiπŸ€—

Watch “GRWM: Makeup Therapy # 1” on YouTube

Hey everyone πŸ‘‹πŸ½ I posted a video of my everyday makeup routine on my YouTube channel. I know I mostly discuss books there but I wanted to incorporate makeup as well. Makeup for me helps me relax and I use it a form of therapy because I use that time to apply my makeup to just relax and take my time. Plus it’s fun and a creative way to express myself. I want to do my makeup videos soon. Please comment,like and subscribe and let me know what you think. 😊

Watch “My Reading Slump is Over, So I bought Some Books – Book Haul” on YouTube

Hey πŸ‘‹πŸ½ everyone it’s been a while. I needed to take a break from everything so, now I’m back and wanted to do a book haul of my recent books I bought. I will be posting a lot more now that I have motivation.

Let me know what you think, have you read any of the books I talked about in the video?

Surviving Home By Katerina Canyon | Book Review

Concisely arresting and challenging the beliefs of family and the fantasies of tradition, the poems in Surviving Home show that home is a place that you endure rather than a place where you are nurtured. With unyielding cadence and unparalleled sadness and warmth, Katerina Canyon contemplates the prejudice and limitations buried in a person’s African American heritage: parents that seem to care for you with one hand and slap you with the other, the secret desires to be released from the daily burdens of life, as well as the surprising ways a child chooses to amuse herself. Finding resilience in the unexpected, this collection tears down the delicate facades of family.

Review:

This collection of poems was the most honest collection I have read in a while. The author dives deep into her life and touches on topics such as her family, sexual abuse, her life growing up, and political opinions.

Reading this made me feel a real close connection to the author, as if she was telling me something private yet something that needed to heard. The author seems to not hold back on her thoughts about current events. I liked that she is using her voice to talk about important topics such as political power, abuse, and home life.

I liked how this collection of poetry was written. It’s not like like today’s instagram poetry but more like what I grew up reading when I was in school and I appreciate that, a lot. This is something I can see myself reading again and referencing  back to. I took my time reading this because I knew from the first page it was going to be an important read.

Rating 4.75 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

**I want to thank the publisher for sending me this to read and review. This review and opinions are of my own.This comes out December 2021**

Sheets By Brenna Thummler | Book Review

A Tale of Two Cities A Halloween Novella By Alexandra Warren | Book Review

Synopsis:

When people think of a holiday for love, they automatically come up with Valentine’s Day.
But who’s to say that’s the only one?

A trip to sin city for a Halloween-themed joint bachelor-bachelorette party is all it takes for Savannah and Lincoln to learn this the… not so hard way. πŸ˜‰

A Tale of Two Cities Collection:
Cute & Sweet Millennial Meets Over a Holiday,
All With One Thing In Common; Cities.

Note: This is a short novella with a happy-for-now ending.
If you prefer your stories longer, I’d recommend checking out another Alexandra Warren project. πŸ™‚

Book Review:

I found this to be funny especially when Savannah and Lincoln where at the Haunted House, lol. 

Savannah and Lincoln and their friends all go out to Vegas for their best friends bachelor & bachelorette party. This is where you see just how Savannah and Lincoln are into each other.

This was had ome funny moments and I like that this took place around holiday. I liked the story cute and sexy.

I read this for black author readathon 2021

Rating: 3.75⭐⭐⭐