Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo was a joy to read and one of my absolute favorites this year. This is a book I read right after finishing Communion: The Female Search For Love by bell hooks. Communion is a nonfiction book focusing on women, love, and patriarchy; it’s profound. Reading Communion before reading Girl,…Read More
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Kindred is genius, have you read it?
As humans, I think we are fixated on our realities. It is so easy for me to constantly focus on life’s difficulties, ruminating on how things could be better. But, until I encounter another individual, who openly shares their situation, I realize it could be far worse. Not to say my problems are not significant,…Read More
April Wrap Up 2022
Wow, I cannot believe April is over already; it just flew by. I thought my reading goal was manageable this month; I was wrong. I only read 2.5 books, and my goal was only 3.5! So, what can I say? Life got in the way! But also, one of the things I learned from reading…Read More
Is your first impression of a book cover always correct?
Recently, I read Monster in the Middle by Tiphanie Yanique for book club. The novel centers on Fly, a Black-American man, and Stella, a Caribbean woman, who meet in New York City in the present time. It spans several decades, and its characters travel across the continental United States, to the Virgin Islands, and Ghana.…Read More
Happy Friday! Let’s talk about book club. Am I the only one that knows the book club date weeks in advance but still reads the book last minute? This is me, always! I try to make a reading schedule, but life just gets in the way – in my case, sleep! This weekend, I will…Read More