Top Ten Tuesday: Books for My Younger Self

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is from a few weeks ago, September 7th. And, although it’s a question that specifically asks about picture books, I decided to go above and beyond.

Books for My Younger Self [Picture Books Little Me Would Have Loved]

All the books featured in this post were written by Black authors (except one) and feature Black female protagonists. Continue reading

The Friday 56 – Petals of Blood by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading

Check In – Reading Classic Books Challenge

Hey everyone! First of all, let me say, I hope you’re well and staying safe. Please let me know how you’re doing in comments below.

Secondly, my apologies for being MIA with my own reading challenge. It has been super hectic on my end.

With all the craziness that’s going on and because I haven’t checked in with you, I’m giving you a few extra days to get your review posts linked up to be eligible for this giveaway. Having said that, the 1st quarter giveaway closes Monday, May 4th and the winner will be announced on  Friday, May 8th.

So, happy reading and please stay safe!

1st Qtr Wrap-Ups and Giveaway (Jan./Feb./March/April)

Happy New Year and welcome to the  1st Quarter 2020 Reading Classic Books Link Up (January/February/March/April). Can you believe that we have not only closed out another year, but a decade too? I hope your 2020 goes without incident and you’re able to read a few of those long neglected classics.

If you’re ready to sign up Continue reading