What Am I Reading – Chapter Five

Hello Everybody, I hope everyone’s having a great MLK Jr. Day! I sure am! I will continue to strive for diversity, equality, and inclusion when I review books from all walks of life. Since the last chapter, I have read a lot of books and audiobooks, but I do have two books to share withContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Five”

What Am I Reading? – Chapter Two

Hi Everybody, I hope you all enjoyed the last chapter of “What Am I Reading?” I actually got done with two of the books that I talked about. What better to do than to add two more titles! Let’s get started! The first novel on the reading block is The Gown: A Novel of theContinue reading “What Am I Reading? – Chapter Two”

Daisy Jones & The Six Book Review

I love 60s and 70s rock n’ roll and have so since I was young. When I found out that the book Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid was about a fictional rock band that thrived in the 70s, I had to read it. Now that I have read it, I canContinue reading “Daisy Jones & The Six Book Review”

The Paris Architect Book Review

Every now and then, there is a book whose premise is so interesting that I feel the need to read it right there. Sometimes, it is worth it, and other times, it is not. The former was the case for The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure.  The Paris Architect involves Lucien Bernard, a gentile architectContinue reading “The Paris Architect Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Atomic City Girls

I had a lot of mixed reactions while reading The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard. Find out what elements made me feel this way. Once in a blue moon, there comes a book that is misleading. It directs readers on a different path that the one it promises to go on. However, if theContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Atomic City Girls”

The Island of Sea Women Book Review

In my review of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, I mentioned the concept of how fiction can help connect readers to the facts. For a brief bit, I also discussed that if the author focuses on the facts too much, then it would start sounding like a Master’s Thesis. Not onlyContinue reading “The Island of Sea Women Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Polished Hoe

This review of The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke was one of the quickest that I have ever written. Since I first posted this review, I found out that it has become a play. Stay tuned for a review of that in the future! For all of the books that I have read in myContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Polished Hoe”

Before We Were Yours Review

If you were to ask me what one of my favorite books was, I would immediately say Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. I read this book about a year ago, and I loved it the moment I read the first page. It is historical fiction at its best; it creates an emotionally grippingContinue reading “Before We Were Yours Review”