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”

Stand by Your Truth -Review

I’ve been a fan of Rickey Smiley’s comedy for many years. I’ve even seen one of his comedy shows in person. I listen to his radio show, I’ve seen his reality TV show, Rickey Smiley For Real, and I always have a lot of good stomach hurting laughter. So when I saw this book atContinue reading “Stand by Your Truth -Review”

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”

Roots Discussion Post – Week 4

In Ch 61-80, Kunta gets married, has a daughter and names her the same way his father named him over 40 years ago. Kunta learns still more about life as a slave and Bell asks him something he hadn’t thought about in years, about running away. We examine relationships and also watch the Fiddler’s heartContinue reading “Roots Discussion Post – Week 4”

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”