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Dhonielle Clayton
Dhonielle Clayton spent most of her childhood under her grandmother's table with a stack of books. She hails from the Washington, D.C. suburbs on the Maryland side. She earned an MA in Children's Literature from Hollins University and an MFA in Writing for Children at the New School. She taught... show more

Dhonielle Clayton spent most of her childhood under her grandmother's table with a stack of books. She hails from the Washington, D.C. suburbs on the Maryland side. She earned an MA in Children's Literature from Hollins University and an MFA in Writing for Children at the New School. She taught secondary school for several years. Now, she is a librarian at Harlem Village Academies, is one of the #WeNeedDiverseBooks librarians, and co-founder of CAKE Literary, a creative kitchen whipping up decadent -- and decidedly diverse -- literary confections for middle grade, young adult, and women's fiction readers. Find her on the web at http://www.cakeliterary.com and http://www.dhonielleclayton.com. Also, twitter: @brownbookworm, and instagram: @brownbookworm, and pinterest. Basically, she lurks on all social media platforms.
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Nemo @ The Moonlight Library
Nemo @ The Moonlight Library rated it 4 weeks ago
See my review for Tiny Pretty Things here. It wasn’t great. It wasn’t terrible. It was kind of ‘meh.’ What I did enjoy was the depictions of actual dancing, of the ballet classes themselves, of the class getting ready to perform Swan Lake. I’ve read another ballet book where the dancing is d...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 2 months ago
Your mileage may vary with this collection of short stories, for me though, I just found only a few of the stories, 5 star worthy. The rest were all over the place. I think the biggest issue is having a collection of short stories by 14 different authors definitely showed who can craft a well though...
My Reviews My Words
My Reviews My Words rated it 3 months ago
For the year 2018 I thought I would step out of my comfort zone and challenge myself to read a genre new to me. Not knowing where to turn or how to begin this new journey, I took to Youtube and Bookstagram for inspiration and after watching many book hauls, book reviews and lurking on many Bookstag...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 5 months ago
I really did enjoy the first book in "The Belles" series. I have not previously read a book by Dhonielle Clayton before, but will be on the lookout for the next book in this series, as well as any other works out there she has. She does a great job of blending fantasy elements along with mythology a...
Paper Soul
Paper Soul rated it 5 months ago
Want a smaller waist? A fuller bust or maybe a darker complexion. No longer do you have to go under the knife and have long recovery times. Instead of a surgeon doing alterations, the Belles are the artists. Every year there is a celebration to introduce all the coming of age Belles and to choose th...
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