ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 5 & 6


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Day 5 – It’s a family affair!   I have quite a few possibilities on my shelves with this theme but the book that came to my mind first was The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips.  Now to be honest, this book has been sitting on my shelves for over 2 years. Why? Because I’m […]

February 6, 2020

24 Books to Christmas – Day 24


24 Books to Christmas, ReadSoulLit

Today’s my last day of recommendations before Christmas and for the year 2019!  Bravo! If you’ve stuck with me until the end.  I really appreciate it.  My last recommendation is another really big favorite and it’s by one of my favorite authors too.  I’m going to be talking briefly about Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat. […]

December 24, 2019

24 Books to Christmas – Day 16


24 Books to Christmas, ReadSoulLit

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

24 Books to Christmas – Day 10


24 Books to Christmas, ReadSoulLit

Today’s recommendation is one of our ReadSoulLit read along books from a few years ago called Some Sing, Some Cry.  This epic multi-generational family saga written in tandem by two sisters Ntozake Shange and Ifa Bayeza tells the story of an African- American family of women from Reconstruction to just before the beginning of the 21st […]

December 10, 2019