Roots by Alex Haley – Discussion Post – Week 3

This week’s reading of Ch 41-60 was about the change in Kunta’s identity from a once free man to a different man, as a Slave. I thought about how slavery steals more than just a person’s freedom. “And the main thing he wanted him to understand was why he refused to surrender his name orContinue reading “Roots by Alex Haley – Discussion Post – Week 3”

My week in books and tea 2.16.19

Welcome to this week’s installment (just a few days late)! I feel like I had a pretty good week, finished up a few reviews and I shared my thoughts on a tea subscription box I received. Check it out here. What I finished reading this week I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella I receivedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 2.16.19”

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”

Roots by Alex Haley – Week 1

A little daring, a bit nervous but most certainly looking forward to the discussion of Roots by Alex Haley, Chapters 1-20 with Melanie @ Grab the Lapels. If you have read the book before and would like to leave some spoiler free comments for us, I’d certainly appreciate that. Since this is our first timeContinue reading “Roots by Alex Haley – Week 1”

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”