24 Books to Christmas – Day 20


24 Books to Christmas, ReadSoulLit

I often hear people say that they no longer care to read fiction novels about slavery.  I personally don’t have a problem with that, especially if I can read one that’s really good.  Today’s recommendation is Family by J. California Cooper.  This is a novel you should definitely put on your 2020 TBR if you […]

December 20, 2019

A Piece of Mine


Book Reviews

I’m slowly but surely working my way through J. California Cooper’s work and enjoying each one.  I’m marveled at her mastery to tell a story.  Anyone out there who is attempting to write short stories should absolutely read her.  All the ingredients in her stories are carefully chosen and used to depict well-rounded characters placed […]

July 6, 2015

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 28


Bookish Stuff

Day 28 – Favorite Author: My favorite author is extremely difficult to pin down to one person.  So, I decided to site an author that I discovered last year that I’ve fallen head over heels in love with. J. California Cooper.  She was an incredible storyteller and sadly she died last year.  I’ve read two […]

February 28, 2015