Book Talk: I need more memoirs

Last month, I read four new memoirs by or about people of color, but this month I am hard pressed to find the same number to read. Of course, I could read some of the classics, but I'm more interested in reading about someone I don't know much about. The ones I read last month... Continue Reading →

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Review: Tiny Sunbirds Far Away

"Father was a loud man." The story of a young girl named Blessing whose life drastically changes when her father leaves the family for another woman. Not only must Blessing leave all that she knows behind in Ikeja, but she must begin to reconcile the image she has of her father, mother and brother with... Continue Reading →

Review: when they call you a terrorist

when they call you a terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele Published: January 16, 2018 Publisher: St. Martin's Press Pages: 272 Goodreads Review I didn't know what to expect going into this read, but what I received far surpassed my expectations. I went into thinking it was going to be a memoir detailing how... Continue Reading →

Review: Freshwater

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi Published: February 13, 2018 Publisher: Grove Press Pages: 240 Goodreads Review The dedication reads,  "To those of us with one foot on the other side." From that moment you know this book will be unlike anything you've ever read and it did not disappoint. Emezi illustrated with perfection just how delicate... Continue Reading →

The Journey Begins

I can't remember the exact age I first started to read, but I do remember falling in love with books quite early on. There was power in the pictures and then power in the words. And the more words I learned, the more books fascinated me. My mother was a lover of books and I... Continue Reading →

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