A Review: “The Sweetest Remedy” by Jane Igharo

This book is what I chose for my September Book of the Month. Set in Nigeria, the plot takes the reader on a journey to an affluent neighborhood and large family estate of the Jolades. Main character Hannah's father passes away, and although she did not know him, his will states that he wants her… Continue reading A Review: “The Sweetest Remedy” by Jane Igharo

A Review: “Sisters in Arms” by Kaia Alderson

This book was my July Book of the Month pick! I chose this book because I've never read anything about the black women officers during the WWII era, and I thought this would be an interesting read. This book - although it had its flaws - was an enjoyable read for me. I really enjoyed… Continue reading A Review: “Sisters in Arms” by Kaia Alderson

A Review of “Island Queen” by Vanessa Riley

Hello, fellow bookworms! I'm back after a much-needed break from blogging. I've been so busy lately with grad school, work, and maintaining a video game YouTube channel with my husband, I haven't had much time to read or blog about reading. I hope to slowly get back into it. During this little break, I did… Continue reading A Review of “Island Queen” by Vanessa Riley

A Review: “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory

This is my first time reading a book by Jasmine Guillory, a black chick-lit author who has gained popularity in recent years. I had seen her adorable book covers and always thought I'd like to read one. I decided on Party of Two mainly because it featured an interracial couple, Max and Olivia. Max is… Continue reading A Review: “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory

A Review: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride

The Color of Water by James McBride is a book I picked up while visiting friends in Dallas, Texas, last year. It's a memoir in which McBride details the life of his mother, who comes from a Jewish background. If you have never heard of James McBride, he is a writer and musician and has… Continue reading A Review: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride

A Weekend in Branson, MO, and a Review of Instructions for Dancing

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0ct9wDF65ftPhu38g2VxpA?si=F7aNpH9nTp6MVAQ2rUnHJg&dl_branch=1 For our anniversary weekend, my husband Michael and I drove up to Branson, Missouri. I had never visited this area of Missouri before, and Michael was excited to spend time at Silver Dollar City, a theme park by the creators of Dollywood. Accommodation: Chateau on the Lake We stayed at Chateau on the Lake,… Continue reading A Weekend in Branson, MO, and a Review of Instructions for Dancing

A Review: Between the World and Me

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates- 3.5 Stars https://open.spotify.com/episode/7vT1HKYfzFtfCZGBrwT1bH?si=rLl2m-ZaRvSWD6v1cFnQFg In a rush? Listen to this episode through the Spotify embed above instead of reading. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is a book I found different but worth a read. This book has largely gained popularity… Continue reading A Review: Between the World and Me