ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Days 19 & 20


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  Day 19 – Celebrate Good Times I can’t think of a better way to celebrate good times other than with friend, family, great food and drink. So this cookbook Jubilee: Recipes from two centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton–Martin came immediately to mind. I have a thing for cookbooks. I can read […]

February 20, 2020

24 Books to Christmas – Day 16


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Today’s recommendation I discovered in the spring of 2015.  Water Street was one of the first few short story collections I had read in a long time that I thoroughly enjoyed.  Fourteen connected  short stories set in Stanford, Kentucky in the black community.  I was amazed  to see how well Wilkinson linked each character and […]

December 16, 2019

#ReadSoulLit 2019 in Honor of Black History Month


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February always gets me so excited about reading.  Black History Month always makes me want to delve deeper into the books written by black Americans and to learn more about my culture.  I feel that black literature, is getting more recognition these days although I still feel that more consideration is given to African Literature. […]

February 13, 2019

#ReadSoulLit Tag


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I created this tag so that people could get more recommendations of books by black authors.  I’m tagging all of you bloggers out there to do it and to add to the list of growing recommendations of African-American authors and their works this Black History Month.  Enjoy! If you’d like to pick up a copy […]

February 13, 2019

Sag Harbor Live Discussion


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Sag Harbor – Colson Whitehead, 329 pages, Anchor Books Rating: 4,5 stars Recommended to: Lovers of coming-of-age stories, summer read… Particularity: Coming-of-age story by a black man If you’d like to pick up a copy of Sag Harbor or any of my other recommendations please consider clicking my affiliate link for The Book Depository.  It […]

July 30, 2018

What Truth Sounds Like – Michael Eric Dyson


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Michael Eric Dyson is back with his newly released book today, What Truth Sounds Like.  What Truth Sounds Like is  Dyson’s continued discussion of race in America, carried over from his book last year called Tears We Cannot Stop A Sermon to White America.  It was a book that was written specifically to speak to […]

June 5, 2018