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 youContinue reading “The Wake of the Wind – Review”

Choose Your Mark

What books are in this picture?  This post is less about the books and more about what I’ve used to mark favorite quotes or passages. I find it helpful to have things marked for books I will be discussing for buddy reads, readalongs or other book groups. I’d like to take a moment and discussContinue reading “Choose Your Mark”

My week in books and tea 8.11.19

This week’s editon is different for a few reasons. I’ve been out of town and read very little while away. I’m still a bit jet lagged so trying to formulate complete thoughts could potentially go awry. As I thought about jumping back into the weekly post routine, I wanted to try this instead. Since I’veContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.11.19”

Seasons by the Book: Q&A with Martha Hall Kelly

Seasons by the Book (SBTB), our seasonal book club, has enjoyed a wonderful start with our first book, Lilac Girls; our discussion and giveaway on Instagram were just a few highlights. To conclude our spring book selection, Cate and I, are happy to share this bonus Q&A with author, Martha Hall Kelly (MHK). We areContinue reading “Seasons by the Book: Q&A with Martha Hall Kelly”

Our African-American Reads #ourafricanamericanreads

Thank you to publishers, Penguin Classics and Harper Perennial for providing books in support of this reading initiative. As a lover of the classics, there are books by or about African-American people, I’ve read and enjoyed, but still there are many I haven’t. Pictured below is one I’m currently reading and the other 2, I’mContinue reading “Our African-American Reads #ourafricanamericanreads”