Mini Book Reviews| Learning to See & Unbroken

Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America by Elsie Hooper I received a free copy of this book from the publisher (William Morrow) in exchange for an honest review. Prior to reading this book, I had never heard of Dorothea Lange but after finishing, I’m sure IContinue reading “Mini Book Reviews| Learning to See & Unbroken”

Roots by Alex Haley – Week 2

This week’s discussion covers Chapters 21-40. I felt a measure of excitement and nervous anticipation about this phase in Kunta’s life and eagerly looked forward to accompanying him during a pivotal part of his adolescence. “Not a day passed that Kunta and his mates didn’t feel both anxiety and joy at the approach of theContinue reading “Roots by Alex Haley – Week 2”

January reads – February update

What did I read & review in January? I’m trying to organize my blog life buddies, believe me. But I didn’t have a chance to finish this and post at the beginning of the month but such is life. Life happens, while I’m trying to spend time on the weekend catching up on reviews andContinue reading “January reads – February update”

Buddy Reads in 2019

Last year in a post, Motivated to get reading, I talked about buddy reads and readalongs; how both have become a routine part of my reading life. This prompted a recent discussion with Diana @ Thoughts on Papyrus about finding someone to read and discuss books with, especially if we don’t have someone who sharesContinue reading “Buddy Reads in 2019”

Educated – Review

“My life was narrated for me by others. Their voices were forceful, emphatic, absolute. It had never occurred to me that my voice might be as strong as theirs.” I received a review copy from @netgalley in exchange for an unbiased review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. As we grow up our livesContinue reading “Educated – Review”