Day 18: Fave Toni Morrison Character Hands down my favourite Character from a Toni Morrison novel is Pilate Dead from Song of Solomon. What an interesting, touching, and mysterious character. If you haven’t yet met Song of Solomon what are you waiting for. Get to it! You won’t regret it. Song of Solon is also […]
Kindred takes place in 1976 and in 1815. Dana a young African-American woman periodically experiences dizziness and black outs which enable her to go back in time to 1815. The experience of going back to the slave days is shocking and terrible for her in the beginning. She is extremely distressed since she has no […]
Day 11: Surprise! Being online reading publicly has allowed le to exchange ideas on reading but it’s also give me the chance to meet some pretty awesome people. For me that’s the richest part of creating content on platforms like YouTube and Instagram. As a result, the last biggest surprise I had was this stack […]
Day 9: Last #RSL Pic on Phone This is the last pic on my phone, which is the stack of books I used for the Book Spine Poetry video. I’ve had the pleasure of reading all of these books except In Search of Satisfaction by J. California Cooper, An Untamed Stated by Roxane Gay, and […]
Day 8: Book Spine Poetry Enjoy! I invite you to try and make a poem from the titles on your book spines. It’s amazing what you can come up with. Share yours below in the comments.
Day 3: Home Sweet Home What is Home Sweet Home for an avid reader? Well I guess that could almost be anything. For me it’s lying on the sofa with a hot cup of tea or sitting at the kitchen table with a hot cup of tea. Actually anywhere I can pull out a book […]
Happy Black History Month! For me, Black History Month is everyday, but I enjoy that there is a month where I can devote some exclusive time to celebrating my people and learning even more about them. February is also the month when Read Soul Lit got its wings. It’s the month when we take the […]
This year I chose this next 24 Books to Christmas book for the February ReadSoulLit Readalong in honor of Black history Month – Unforgivable Love by Sophfronia Scott. Wow! This was such an interesting modern retelling of the 18th century French classic novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Scott did an excellent […]
Hello All! I’m back and ready to write. I took a very significant break from this blog and from my YouTube channel. Needless to say, it was a lot. I was everywhere and nowhere and that wasn’t what I wanted. Having taken the time to reflect and to make some changes to […]
Barkskins is Annie Proulx’s fifth novel, which was released in January 2016. Epic, powerful, and engaging from page one, Barkskins follows two Frenchmen René and Duquet who are indentured to a seigneur Trépagny in New France. There they are to become barkskins, wood cutters. From these two men the reader follows their lineage and the […]
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