A Black Women’s History of the United States

“Black women’s voices animate this book, as few can more effectively describe the complexities of their lives than Black women themselves.” —A Black Women’s History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry & Kali Nicole Gross I recently finished this book, but like many of the books I have read this year, it’s onlyContinue reading “A Black Women’s History of the United States”

Best of 2019 – Nonfiction

The best of 2019 continues, I am trying not to take the whole of January 2020 to share everything but I also don’t want to spam anyone. Lesson learned, I will plan better to have these done in December but sometimes that’s hard when you’re trying to finish just one more book. STAND BY YOURContinue reading “Best of 2019 – Nonfiction”

My week in books and tea 8.25.19

How is there just one week in August left? Hard to believe. I posted a review for The Twelve Tribes of Hattie here. I’m looking forward to the long weekend this week to attend my annual book festival. But until then here’s how this week turned out. What I finished The Myth of Perpetual SummerContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.25.19”

My week in books and tea 8.18.19

Getting back on track with life this week hadn’t been easy. I’ve been tempted to take a note from one of my recent reads, The Solitary Summer, pack up my books and tea, and spend the rest of the summer (perhaps some of the fall) to enjoy the simple things, reading and drinking. I’ve convincedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.18.19”

My week in books and tea 8.11.19

This week’s editon is different for a few reasons. I’ve been out of town and read very little while away. I’m still a bit jet lagged so trying to formulate complete thoughts could potentially go awry. As I thought about jumping back into the weekly post routine, I wanted to try this instead. Since I’veContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.11.19”