#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 11

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Day 11 – Favorite Toni Morrison: Today’s photo is from one of my favorite authors.  I adore this edition because I love the photo of Toni Morrison rocking her afro on the back. Regal!  I’ve had the pleasure of reading almost all of her work except Paradise and Love.  I hope to get to them […]

February 11, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 10

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Day 10 – a Black Book: A black book is like saying the little black dress.  It’s a book that makes an impressive impact visually and for the content between its covers.  I chose Trumpet by Jackie Kay.  I haven’t read this one yet but I’m very familiar with Kay’s beautiful poetry and Red Dust […]

February 10, 2015

#ReadSouLit Photo Challenge – Day 9

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Day 9 – Beautiful Edition:   Well if you have followed you know how important today’s theme is to me.  Beautiful Edition!  Now I had a few ideas for this one but I decided to choose one of the books that I’m reading at the moment and that’s Jacinda Townsend’s Saint Monkey.  Couldn’t resist, it’s […]

February 9, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 8

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Day 8 – Should Be a Classic: Standing in front of my books shelves looking through trying to find a story that should be a classic was extremely difficult.  I stopped and thought to myself.  How can I find a book that should be a classic without thinking of what exactly designates a classic.  Three […]

February 8, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 7

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Day 7 – Last Novel You Read: I received this novel as a gift just last week from the lovely Denise D. Cooper.  I couldn’t wait to read it.  Firstly it’s such a cute little book and beautifully published.  That’s something that is very important to me about my books.  I know that may sound […]

February 7, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 6

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Day 6 – Released in the Last Year: Today I’ve decided to choose Ruby by Cynthia Bond.  This book was released last year the first of the month of January.  I didn’t pick it up until the end of the year.  This book shook me up and made me sick, sad, and angry.  For all the […]

February 6, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 5

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Day 5 – A historical fiction: Historical fiction is a genre I usually enjoy reading so I thought it would be easy to choose something from my shelves.  Well it really took time.  In the end, I decided on Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.  This controversial novel definitely got people talking.  I remember reading some rich blog […]

February 5, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 4

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Day 4 – Poignant (Auto) Biography: Today the photo challenge is focussing on life.  Those stories that leave us feeling moved and make us think about the difficulties of living it.  I thought of so many that I’m sure you’ve already heard of, so for the sake of introducing something new that might spark your […]

February 4, 2015