BC // Day 3: Love is Worship

Love is the ultimate worship – first, the discovery of by seeing others, the finding of self through others, the exaltation of self as the greatest love and then the actual real work; loving outside of yourself. 

BC // Day 2: The Princess and the Pea

We are on day two of the Blogging Challenge and I decided on #11: Your favorite childhood book. It’s hard for me to choose just one book so I’ll go with the title that actually is categorized as a kids’ book; The Princess and the Pea. I remember it being the only one that I…

Bone – Yrsa Daley-Ward

Emergency Warning  I fell out of love with poetry for a while but was happy to rediscover it again in the say two years.  Yrsa Daley Ward made me feel like she was writing for me and the women I knew so intimately through nothing but heart ache.   I encourage you to explore yourself…

Shadowshaper – This is not a review, not really.

If you haven’t heard of Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older then I clearly haven’t been doing my job as an advocate. It’s a YA novel that features an Afro-Latina protagonist from Brooklyn, who finds her self, her magic and her light with the help of her curiosity, reasoning and amazingly delightful group of friends and family…

International Women’s Day – Book Edition

I’m recovering from pneumonia but I couldn’t let the opportunity to share some of my favorite books by some amazing women. Some of these books I’ve discussed or reviewed on the blog but all of them are invaluable to me and my experience as woman and a lover of literature. 1. Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi…

New Year, New Books

It took me a few days but I finally got the first few books I’m going to be reading this year: Book One:  Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo by Ntozake Shange Book Two: The Indigenous People of the Caribbean by Samuel L. Wilson I look forward to new explorations, amazing characters and moving prose in this…

Strand Book Store – They get me

Picked up these two magnets today on my lunch break run along with The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides They have t-shirts as well. Clearly they give no damns about my budget. 

Now Reading: I, Slutbot

I walked by this book while on one of my lunch time B&N and I couldn’t help but do a double take. The cover is beautiful and eye catching and a quick read of the back made me confident that it would be a great choice to add to my library.  The name of the…