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Monica Reeds
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Book junkie and wanna be domestic goddess.
Book junkie and wanna be domestic goddess.

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November Reading Wrap Up
November was a good reading month. I read two books that weighed on my heart and a book that made my heart sing. I got nice doses of science fiction and fantasy that were very enjoyable page turners. There was a dose of political drama, an old school histor...
November Reading Wrap Up
November Reading Wrap Up
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The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory: Review
I actually enjoyed The Proposal more than I did The Wedding Date. I especially liked the idea of following Nik after a supposed magical moment goes wrong. Guillory writes romance for today and it feels very relatable. I've been reading romance for a very lo...
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Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim
You better believe I'll be grabbing myself a copy of this collection. I've been following Well-Read Black girl for a while now and I'm so happy for Glory Edim for making a dream come true. This collection features an incredible array of writers! Amazon  Rem...
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Love in Catalina Cove (Catalina Cove #1) by Brenda Jackson
If you are needing a feel good romance to help warm the cooling nights, check out the latest from Brenda Jackson. You can always depend on Ms Brenda to come through! Amazon  In her brand-new series, Brenda Jackson welcomes you to Catalina Cove, where even t...
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Paper Gods by Goldie Taylor
Another new to me author with a new release today. This is a mystery/thriller that sounds like a winner.  Amazon  The mayor of Atlanta and a washed-up reporter investigate a series of assassinations, and uncover a conspiracy that reaches into the heart of t...
Paper Gods by Goldie Taylor
Paper Gods by Goldie Taylor
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Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker
This has been a good year for interesting short story collections and Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker looks like another one I'd like to read. Camille Acker is a new to me author and I'm interested in checking this one out.  Amazon  As unap...
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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
If you are looking for a new author to try check out Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's debut  Friday Black. This short story collection is getting a lot of positive buzz for it's well written darkly themed stories. It's on my list! Amazon   In the stories of Adjei...
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Everything's Trash, But It's Okay by Phoebe Robinson
Yep, another new release added to my gimme pile! Everything's Trash, But It's Okay is the latest from Phoebe Robinson. Robinson's interview with Terry Gross was on Fresh Air yesterday; you can listen to it here . I highly recommend taking a listen she cover...
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Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
This memoir by Kiese Laymon sounds like a page turner. I listened to his interview on NPR's Weekend Edition and it made me add this one to my TBR. I am thrilled that so many people are feeling brave enough to share their stor ies. I featured Laymon and his ...
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Photo Challenge Day 12: Immigrant Narrative
Day 12 of For Colored Girls Book Club's photo challenge: Immigrant Narrative. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali was published in 2006 and is still just as relevant today as it was when it was first releases. If you are looking for an example of a modern day freedo...
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