Friday Flatlay: Black women author edition!

Friday Flatlay: Black women authors edition  Oh, so many beautiful book designs. Any favorites? How many have you read? Or better yet, how many are in your tbr pile, lol   I’ve read five and absolutely love these two:  Kindred All about love  Happy Friday, everyone!

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MUSING OF THE DAY

Many readers, and most particularly those who review current publications, employ other standards for judging, and praising or condemning, the books they read – their novelty, their sensationalism, their seductiveness, their force, and even their power to bemuse or befuddle the mind, but not their truth, their clarity, or their power to enlighten. They have,…

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MUSING OF THE DAY

When we speak of someone as “well-read,” we should have this ideal in mind. Too often, we use that phrase to mean the quantity rather than the quality of reading…The great writers have always been great readers, but that does not mean that they read all books that, in their day, were listed as indispensable…

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Why do you read books?

So, one of the books I’m currently reading is How to Read a Book, a gem that I discovered on Instagram. It was first written by Mortimer J. Adler in 1940 and later updated in 1972, with Charles Van Doren joining as co-author. I’ve been reading this book off and on for roughly a month…

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Book Club

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…

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MUSING OF THE DAY

Teachability is often confused with subservience. A person is wrongly thought to be teachable if he is passive and pliable. On the contrary, teachability is an extremely active virtue. No one is really teachable who does not freely exercise his power of independent judgement. He can be trained, perhaps, but not taught. The most teachable…

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