My week in books and tea 3.23.19

I almost posted this yesterday but I’m glad I waited because there are a few things that happened I’d like to share; you’ll find them under weekend shenanigans. What I finished reading this week This week’s book, Belgravia by Julian Fellows (click for my full review) was one I picked up for 2 reasons. TheContinue reading “My week in books and tea 3.23.19”

Belgravia – Review

Belgravia begins in Brussels, 15 June 1815, at a party hosted by the Duchess of Richmond before the famed Battle of Waterloo. With the impending battle, this prestigious ball seems to be just what the young men need to lift their spirits. With so many people of status and position in attendance, why is thatContinue reading “Belgravia – Review”

Roots – Review

“Haley’s monumental achievement helped convince the nation that the black story is the American story. He also made it clear that black humanity is a shining beacon that miraculously endured slavery’s brutal horrors.” – Introduction to Roots from Michael Dyson Where do I start in attempting to convey how this book consumed my mental spaceContinue reading “Roots – Review”

My week in books and tea 3.9.19

What I finished reading this week A Mind of Her Own by Paula McClain An Audible original for the month of March finally appealed to me and I picked it up as my first short read of the month. McClain provides a short snippet about the famed female scientist, Marie Curie. She has a noContinue reading “My week in books and tea 3.9.19”

February Reads

There are plans for what I would have liked to read this month; then there’s what actually happened, what I actually read. The books I had set a side for buddy reads were excellent. The other books I picked up in between, well let’s just say I wasn’t particularly blown away by some of themContinue reading “February Reads”