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…

Up Next: Books

  My cat some how ended up in EVERY shot I tried to take of the books. I’ve been going to Strand Bookstore (NYC) lately, they have really great deals especially their Cheaper than e-book Section.  This week, I decided that I needed more female voices in my head so I picked up: Annie John by…

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.

The call of the water

Daily Prompt: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/have-you-never-been-mellow/ My escape has always been water. My Mom loves to tell the story of the time we went to the beach when I was around 5 years old with our Church. In Trinidad, at the time, most Pentecostal churches had a retreat or getaway during Carnival time. On the final day of said…

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.