Books By the Cup Café – Lakewood Book Tour

Welcome to Books By the Cup Café (BBTCC). Thank you Amistad Books (publisher) for the free review book. Thank you Amoda Tea for today's featured tea. Lakewood by Megan Giddings Book: Lakewood by Megan Giddings (MG) available today, March 24, 2020, in the USFeatured Tea: Mint Green Chai, sencha green tea beautifully balanced with cardamom, … Continue reading Books By the Cup Café – Lakewood Book Tour

2019 Reading Recap & 2020 Ambitions

Life has been busy, so it’s taken most of January 2020 to wrap up my Best of 2019. I’ll link them here ICYMI. Best ClassicsBest FictionBest Nonfiction Best Audiobooks Now that’s finished, I can recap and reflect on my 2019 reading year. 2019 Reading Stats GoodReads goal read 52 books. Total books read 111 My … Continue reading 2019 Reading Recap & 2020 Ambitions

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