When I have to pick a favorite food, it is always avocado. And an avocado has no higher calling than good guacamole. Here’s my favorite […]
I first read Native Son in college. (That’s my copy in the photo.) And while I know I read it – there are highlights, notes […]
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.