Reading Challenge

Book Review: The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

03.10.2011

    Imagine yourself on a sugar plantation in Jamaica during the late 18th century. You are forced to endure the strongholds of slavery.  But this is not where you belong.  You feel out of place, peculiar and different. There’s nowhere to run.  Nowhere to hide.  All you have is a dream.  A dream that […]

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President’s Day Review: of THEE I SING by Barack Obama

02.21.2011

I remember learning the lyrics to the unofficial American anthem, America (My Country, ‘Tis of Thee), as a child.  I’m not sure why I had to remember but I did and when I came across the book, Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters, I started humming the song. Don’t ask me why.  […]

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I’m Back…Book Challenges & All

02.21.2011

Hey Spinkys! I’ve been slow to get back in the book reading grooving but you know reading is my first love.  That means I can’t stay out-of-pocket for too long.  First I need to introduce my book challenges.  Last year I got started good but fell off due to my course work stressing me out.  […]

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