My Week in Books and Tea 2.23.19

This week’s installment of books and tea will be a bit different, especially since, wait for it..I didn’t finish any books. So I’ll share some of the things I particularly enjoyed this week outside of reading. What I’ve done this week I didn’t finish any books this week! I’m a little surprised myself but it’sContinue reading “My Week in Books and Tea 2.23.19”

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”

Their Eyes Were Watching God – Review

I remember when I read this book shortly after college; I loved it but alas, here I am 15 years later and couldn’t remember any of the details and why I enjoyed the book. I decided a reread was in order and determined I would not put off for later what I can do now.Continue reading “Their Eyes Were Watching God – Review”

Ethan Frome – Review

“Sickness and trouble that’s what Ethan’s has his plate full up with, ever since the very first helping.” The book introduces us to Ethan Frome, an aged man with a noticeable limp and a very quiet and melancholy disposition. Just like the narrator wonders, who is this man and how did he end up thisContinue reading “Ethan Frome – Review”

The Hamilton Affair – Review

“For Alexander, careful dress and formal language were shields against the world’s disrespect.” – The Hamilton Affair, Elizabeth Cobbs What happened in American history? Did I happen to fall asleep during the lessons about Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s founding fathers, one of the men who wrote the Constitution of the United States yada yadaContinue reading “The Hamilton Affair – Review”