african american · African-American Literature · Noir-Reads

Noir-Reads Book Subscription Box

Sometime in the month of January, I ran across a new book subscription box. I don’t normally like these types of book boxes mostly cuz I’m cheap but this one seemed to be right up my alley. This box is about featuring Black authors across the diaspora and bringing together a community to engage in… Continue reading Noir-Reads Book Subscription Box

african american · book review · fiction · non-fiction

Mini Review Time

So these are a few books I finished recently. Mini reviews will usually be reserved for books that don’t warrant their own review. They may be books I liked but don’t have enough to say about or,books that have been reviewed so much there isn’t anything left to say. This week I have an exception… Continue reading Mini Review Time

african american · audiobooks · fiction · mystery · suspense

Book Review The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

The Cutting Season Written by Attica Locke Published September 2012 By Harper The American South in the twenty-first century. A plantation owned for generations by a rich family. So much history. And a dead body. Just after dawn, Caren walks the grounds of Belle Vie, the historic plantation house in Louisiana that she has managed… Continue reading Book Review The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

african american · book review · discussion · non-fiction

The Warmth Of Other Suns By Isabel Wilkerson

Written By Isabel Wilkerson Published October 4th 2011 by Vintage Read the synopsis at goodreads I read this in eBook format and, about 15% into  it I realized I wasn’t going to be able to give a real review of this book. Not in the way that I have for other book. This book hit me… Continue reading The Warmth Of Other Suns By Isabel Wilkerson

african american · book review · fiction

Silver Sparrow By Tayari Jones

Silver Sparrow  Written By Tayari Jones Published 2011 by Algonquin Books Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon’s two families;the public one and the secret one. When the daughters from each family meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows they are sisters. It… Continue reading Silver Sparrow By Tayari Jones

african american · book review · fiction

Long Distance Life By Marita Golden

Long distance life By Marita Golden Published by Doubleday March 1, 1995 goodreads to read about amazon to buy it Have you ever finished reading a book and when you try to talk about it all you can do is make incoherent noises because you can’t find the words to describe it? That’s the way… Continue reading Long Distance Life By Marita Golden

african american · book review · fiction

The Girl Who Fell From The Sky By Heidi Durrow

The Girl Who Fell From The Sky Written by Heidi W. Durrow Published in 2010 by ALGONQUIN books I came across this book at a local goodwill. I picked it up because the cover was interesting and I bought it because the synopsis on the back although short was intriguing. The story centers on Rachel… Continue reading The Girl Who Fell From The Sky By Heidi Durrow