My week in books and tea 10.27.19

Doesn’t it seem like, 30 minutes ago, it was Friday evening and now, a few hours later, we’re at Sunday night? I’m trying to figure out why the weekend isn’t an equal number of days to the work week. Things you think about over tea as you get ready for Monday… Pup update: I sharedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.27.19”

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”

My week in books and tea 10.20.19

Some weeks in reading can feel like a feast and other weeks feel more like an appetizer. This was an appetizer week since I’m reading a little bit of everything and enjoying myself. What I finished reading Ask Again, Yes introduces us to the Glessons and the Stanhopes, with the husband’s, Francis and Brian, rookieContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.20.19”

My week in books and tea 10.13.19

Thank you to the publisher, Bloomsbury Publishing, for the free book featured in this post. It’s been a while but I’m back. I shared in this catch up reel post why I’ve been absent and how I’m hoping to get back on track now. In weather related news, the temperatures are finally cooling off andContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.13.19”

Where the Crawdads Sing – Review

“Autumn leaves don’t fall; they fly. They take their time and wander on this, their only chance to soar. Reflecting sunlight, they swirled and sailed and fluttered on the wind drafts.” The book opens in 1969- Chase Andrews is found in the marsh of Barkley Cove, North Carolina, DEAD. Was it an accident or wasContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing – Review”