While reading is fun (in my opinion) , I must admit that the majority of my friends are Podcast junkies and feel that reading is more of a chore. Podcasts are a recent obsession and I must admit they are really millennial friendly… they are straightforward, perfect for the on the go person, and most… Continue reading TOP PODCASTS FOR BOOK LOVERS
My mother was an English teacher for forever and always encouraged my sister and I to read. For some reason *cough cough, mom* I was always placed in the Advanced English classes all the way through high school. Being in AP classes had very few advantages when you are a teenager trying to be cool… Continue reading TOP HIGH SCHOOL NOVELS WORTH REREADING!
Happy Black History Month everyone! This month means so much to me and I truly hope you share the same passion of celebration and awareness that I have for this glorious month. If you have not done so already, I encourage you to get involve, celebrate and check out local events throughout your community! Each… Continue reading 5 BOOKS TO READ DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH
I am beyond stoked that Book of the Month recently announced that the book of the year for 2017 is The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne!! You guys don’t understand how excited I am about this! When I tell you this was my favorite book of 2017 I truly mean it! I actually mentioned… Continue reading 2017 BOOK OF THE YEAR: THE HEART’S INVISIBLE FURIES BY JOHN BOYNE
I don’t know about you, but 2017 was amazing! And as it comes to an end I can only reflect on all the great memories that I have shared with friends and family. So many great memories and of course wonderful books. As the year comes to a close it is time to gear… Continue reading NEW YEARS BOOK GOAL-LUSION: READING FOR PERSONAL VALUE
2017 is coming to an end and I have been reflecting on the books I’ve read this year. I have ended the year reading 21 books and I am so happy with my reading selection! With that being said, it is only right that I share my favorite 4th quarter books that I believe you… Continue reading Book Review: 4th Quarter Book Round up
I have officially been a married woman for six months now! My husband Sekou and I met in 2010 and were fast friends. We started dating in 2014 and became engaged the end of 2015. My parents were ECSTATIC that we were engaged. My mom made the announcement at my bridal party “thank God Kim… Continue reading Favorite Relationship Book for an Engaged or Newlywed Couple
Goodreads is a free website for book lovers like yourself! It is easily one of the coolest things any reader could ever sign up for. Not only is it free (hurray!), but it helps you decide what books to read next, shows you what books your friends are reading, and provides discussion boards, ratings, and… Continue reading What is Goodreads?
A few weeks ago I visited the popular bookstore, Parnassus Books. Parnassus Books is one of the few independent bookstores in Nashville, Tennessee and according to their website they stock the best selections of literature, non-fiction, children’s, local interests, and the arts. Before I went and visited the bookstore, I asked a few people at lunch… Continue reading Are Bookstores Dying?
I just finished Into the Water by Paula Hawkins and man oh man I hate to say it but I wasn’t a huge fan! The word I want to use to describe the book is: BLAND The book was okay but not nearly as good as Girl on a Train and I was honestly thankful… Continue reading Review of Into the Water by Paula Hawkins