Book 8 – Ghana must go

Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi It seems like I’ve been putting this one off for a while but I’m excited to start.

Gabriel García Márquez

While I knew he had been ailing for years, I never reconciled that knowledge with the natural eventuality of death. For me, he was a living champion of culture, of words, of language and of beauty that can only be captured by his pen. I haven’t cried yet, but the tears are coming. Finishing 100…

Book Seven: Hyperbole and a Half

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh. I’ve been a fan of her blog (same as the book title) since I found it while browsing reddit a while back. It’s always been honest, hilarious and right on point. Glad I invested in the book. You will want to read it over and over again and…

Next Up

I can’t stop buying books. I’m no where near caught up on my reading but I couldn’t resist spending most of my lunch break at Strand Bookstore today.

Happy Birthday Maya Angelou

Today marks the 86th year on earth for the incomparable, Maya Angelou. She was one of the authors my Mother and I bonded over when I first arrived in the U.S back in 2000. Happy Birthday; you’ve inspired me to hope to live my life with such grace, truth and perseverance.  With your life alone,…

Book Deal – Twelve Years a Slave

The movie has made waves and for those of you who haven’t read the book like myself, this is a great opportunity to do so. The Google Play store current has it on sale for .99 cents. Definitely too good of a deal to pass up.

Book Five: Fight Club

While I’ve seen the movie, I have never read the book so I could not pass it up when I saw it for $4.98 in the bargain section of Barnes. I’m 20 pages in. The most engaging read since I read The Goddess Chronicle.