Review: We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

July 29, 2018

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We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union My rating: 2 of 5 stars Gabrielle union is a beautiful, intelligent Black woman who grew up in a neighborhood that didn’t appreciate who she was and went into an industry that is no better. In her autobiography, she touched on racism, colorism, sexism, rape, relationships, […]

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Book Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

July 29, 2018

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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can not stand first person fiction books. When I see a book is first person, I put it back on the electronic shelf. Another turn off for me is Oprah recommended books. Shhhh, don’t tell her. I’ve read a few and most […]

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Book Review: Drunk On Men Volume 1 by Afton Locke

March 19, 2017

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Drunk on Men: Volume 1 by Afton Locke My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don’t usually judge a book by its cover or title, but this time—I’m ashamed to admit—I did. I hated the title of this book and didn’t like the cover much better. Since this was an author whose writing I haven’t […]

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Review: Friday House by D.K. Gaston

February 11, 2017

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The Friday House by D.K. Gaston My rating: 4 of 5 stars Out of the blue, successful people who have everything to live for have started committing horrific acts of terrorism ending in their own deaths. Special Agent Jamaica Kurtz has been assigned to get to the bottom of this, but friend and foe are […]

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Review: The Year Of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

February 11, 2017

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Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes My rating: 4 of 5 stars Going into this title, I had no idea what to expect. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t live in a bubble. I knew who Shonda Rhimes was. I’ve even […]

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Review: Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet by Ta-Nehisi Coates

February 11, 2017

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Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet – The Deluxe Edition by Ta-Nehisi Coates My rating: 5 of 5 stars Growing up, I absolutely loved comic books. I know, it’s a “boy” thing, but oh well. I was and will always be a proud Tom Boy. Why I stopped reading comic books for pleasure is […]

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Book Into: INNER CITY BLUES by Chicki Brown

November 12, 2016

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Dr. Jesse Stafford, successful surgeon, husband and father of three lives in an exclusive enclave in Atlanta. He volunteers his time at a neighborhood free clinic in one of the roughest parts of Atlanta where his wife, Cydney’s family still lives. When an unarmed thirteen-year-old boy is shot and killed by the police in this neighborhood, Jesse […]

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