As our country comes face to face once again with systemic racism and the enormous gaps in race equality, many are turning to various forms […]
I recently caught up on the book keeping for my book club – which basically means making sure all the book ratings are loaded into […]
This month we wrapped up our book club’s 2019-2020 year of reading. As I’ve said before, these end of year posts are probably the best […]
Our short list is here! Voting is over, and our SOC Book Club has selected its 2020-2021 reading slate. Two things are different about this […]
Conjure Women, Afia Atakora’s debut, tells the story of mother and daughter, separated by a war that redefined our nation but more significantly to those […]
April is “book pitch month” for our book club, where each member will pitch 2 or 3 books for our next year’s reading. This time, it was virtual!
If you’re one of the many who has been told to shelter-in-place during the COVID pandemic, then this is a pretty good time to catch […]
Social distancing is requiring that we all adjust – and my book club is no different. But we adjusted and proved that COVID be damned, the Sistas will overcome.
I can’t remember when my book club has had such a spirited discussion as we did for A Woman of Independent Means. This is proof-postive of the book club-discussion-worthiness of this 1978 epistolary novel.
In The End of the Day, Clegg uses insight honed by years of reading manuscripts to bring fresh insight to friendships and family, how to make amends, and when to just let go.