EVENTS & PRESS
HUFF POST: "BLACK AUTHORS SHARE THE BEST NEW BOOKS CELEBRATING BLACK LOVE AND JOY"
USA TODAY --- "ROM-COMS: MARCH'S MOST DELIGHTFUL NEW ROMANCE NOVELS"
POPSUGAR --- "BEST NEW ROMANCES OF 2022 SO FAR"
BOOK RIOT --- "MARCH 2022 HOROSCOPES AND BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS"
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY – “MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022”
BOOK RIOT - "24 INTERRACIAL AND BLACK ROMANCE BOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR TBR LIST IN 2022"
"A heartfelt, hopeful, and humorous exploration of the importance of learning to love yourself." ---- Booklist, starred review
“McCoy populates Savvy’s world with a diverse cast of immediately endearing friends and family, especially besties Joan and Maggie, who reinforce positivity and love for Savvy and help her prioritize the things that make her happy. With a focus on heartbreak and reflection, Savvy’s story has every flavor of love. McCoy is sure to win fans.” —Publishers Weekly
“This novel is a paean to self-care and support systems . . . A true highlight of the book is its depiction of food, as Savvy is a great cook, and McCoy delights in describing the delicious dishes she whips up. . . . Full of positivity, good food, and love.” —Kirkus Reviews
"One can't help but root for Savvy Sheldon...Filled with heart, humor, and loads of feel-good vibes!" --Farrah Rochon, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Dating Playbook
“Taj McCoy has created a protagonist we can all root for: kind, determined, and perfectly imperfect. I adored Savvy’s journey and couldn’t get enough of her ride-or-die friends. This one’s a treat!” —Mia Sosa, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Worst Best Man
“Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell is an enchanting love letter to the power of self-care. McCoy's sparkling debut is a warm, witty, relationship-powered story that will leave you grinning and rooting for the characters. It is a perfect blend of mouthwatering food and soul-nourishing resilience.” —Denise Williams, bestselling author of How to Fail at Flirting
“I was enamored with Taj's McCoy's debut. Savvy goes on one heck of a self-love journey post-breakup and I was cheering for her the whole way. Add a steamy romance into the mix and my heart sang as I tore through this book. This feel-good, empowering romcom will blow you away, guaranteed.” —Sarah Smith, author of Simmer Down
“McCoy delivers heat and laughs in this uplifting debut. Readers are guaranteed to root for Savvy’s empowering journey towards self-love and success. Because with hilarious friends and a sexy new love interest, the destination will be well worth it.” —Charish Reid, author of (Trust) Falling for You
“Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell hits all the marks! It's sexy, sumptuous and superb. Funny with fantastic characters and a lot of heart, Taj McCoy takes us on Savvy’s journey full of self-realization, self-love and self-empowerment with a graceful poise making it hard to believe this is her debut! Phenomenal food, great friends and a handsome contractor will make us all feel good as hell! McCoy is a new voice in rom-com that’s here to stay!” —Catherine Adel West, author of Saving Ruby King