The Black Tulip- Review

"You don’t know, sir, what I suffer. You don’t know the struggle going on in my heart and mind." - The Black Tulip, Alexandre Dumas Tulips are a BIG deal in the Netherlands.  I discovered that when I visited a few months ago.  So when I started reading this book, I felt like I'd been … Continue reading The Black Tulip- Review

The Wake of the Wind – Review

"And the wind never will blow all life away, you just got to find a way to live in the wake of that wind.  Cause it leaves a wake,  full of trash flying around everywhere." There are few who can craft and create as J. California Cooper does.  Her work should be savored while you … Continue reading The Wake of the Wind – Review

Diamond Doris – Review

"Under no circumstances did I want a 'normal' life--a normal, regular, everyday Black life. No way. Being humiliated at work. Paycheck to paycheck. Church on Sundays. Regular clothes. Routine relationships that don't go nowhere. Absolutely not. Not Miss Doris Payne. I wanted more than that. I wanted nice things. I wanted to travel the world. … Continue reading Diamond Doris – Review