Category: Book Nook

The Letter I Wish I Had the Courage to Write to My Son – Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

My latest read by Ta-Nehisi Coates, “Between the World and Me”, has been haunting my mind since I turned the last page. Yes, I finished this book a few days ago, and I promised my readers a review ASAP, but I had to let this one marinate for a minute while I got myself back […]

The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead. Shockingly Raw But Totally Necessary

My chosen read for Black History Month was “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. Before downloading this book onto my Kindle from my local library’s online catalog, I never heard of this book or its author. However, after doing some research, I found out that this book was highly acclaimed and awarded, including a 2017 […]

Channeling Your Power of Conduction – A Reflection on “The Water Dancer”

I recently finished reading “The Water Dancer,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ debut novel. This novel was chosen for Oprah’s Book Club, and Ms. Winfrey herself described the story as powerful.  Although it took some time for me to take in and digest this novel, I can confidently say that I’m glad I took my time with this […]

What is a Mom-Springa and Why Do I Need One?

I recently finished reading “The Overdue Life of Amy Byler” by Kelly Harms. It was a great kick-off summer read, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Not only was it funny and down to earth, but the book left me with some life long lessons, with the top one being: all moms, new or not so […]

Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” – A Refreshingly Real Conversation

At just a little over two months since hitting the shelves, our Forever First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming” is nothing short of iconic and unarguably an instant classic. With over 3.8 million copies sold and a book tour with ticket prices that could rival the “On the Run II Tour,” this must-have is 2018’s […]

The She-King Series : A Review – A Novel of Ancient Egypt

I just finished reading The She-King, a four-book series by Libbie Hawker following the life of Hatshepsut, one of Ancient Egypt’s most renowned Pharaohs and one of history’s most badass women. Although, the story was exaggerated at moments to create a better plot-line, the entire subject of the series, Hatshepsut, and the mystery and allure […]

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