#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 19

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Day 19 – Want to Read: Today’s challenge was very hard to choose because actually I have way too many books right now that I’d just love to get into.  All I would need is a month off work to make a good dent in my TBR pile.  So after much thought, I decided on […]

February 19, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 18

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Day 18 – Longest Read: Today I had to choose Three Days Before the Shooting… by Ralph Ellison.  This is Ellison’s second unfinished novel.  It spans 1136 pages and looks to be intense and imposing on my bookshelf.  Can’t wait to one day get into it.  I’m so curious about this masterpiece that was in the […]

February 18, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 17

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Day 17 – Best Movie Adaptation: I decided to go with Solomon Northup’s 12 Years A Slave.  I watched this last summer on the flight to the States and it captivated me.  Well done film and pretty realistic, however I haven’t yet read the book but will do at some point this year. “Solomon Northup […]

February 17, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 16

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Day 16 – As Good as Chocolate:   Today’s recommendation is the eclectic Sassafrass, Cypress, & Indigo by Ntozake Shange….. “Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo is the story of three “colored girls,” three sisters and their mama from Charleston, South Carolina: Sassafrass, the oldest, a poet and a weaver like her mother, gone north to college, […]

February 16, 2015

Loving Donovan

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Loving Donovan is the third novel I’ve picked up from Bernice L. McFadden.  And I surely won’t wait so long to pick up another.  I previously read Glorious and then Gathering of Waters.  I really enjoyed both of these books.  In light of Loving Donovan being re-released this year with a modern fresh new cover, I […]

February 16, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 14

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Day 14 – A Book for Lovers: Today is Valentine’s Day and the photo pic for the day is a book for lovers.  While rummaging through my shelves I realized that I don’t read lots of stories that contain a romantic/love connection and nor do I plan to read any from the looks of my […]

February 14, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 13

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Day 13 – A Must Read: Today’s photo challenge wasn’t easy to choose either.  There are so many great must reads.  I decided to go with The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson that I’m reading at the moment.  I don’t usually read a lot of non-fiction but something seems to be changing in my […]

February 13, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 12

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Day 12 – Most Expensive Book: I’m back again today with another Toni Morrison.  Beloved and Song of Solomon are my most expensive books.  They are both from the Everyman’s Library collection.  Beautifully made and they look great on my shelves.  Now the thing that really stumped me is this.  When I first looked into […]

February 12, 2015