Scorpio (October 24–November 22) Happy Birthday, Scorpio! You’re charming, motivated, mysterious and ambitious with a drive to match. Fierce and passionate, Scorpios are not to be underestimated. Book of the Month Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda A perfect-seeming life and marriage might hide something much more sinister beneath the facade. Paul Strom is… Read More »
Tags: Amy Stewart, Best Day Ever, Between the World and Me, Big Magic, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, Elizabeth Gilbert, Future Home of the Living God, Girl Waits with Gun, Kaira Rouda, Kevin Kwan, Leigh Bardugo, Louise Erdrich, Malcom Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success, Paris Was Ours, Penelope Rowlands, Rene Denfield, Rich People Problems, Sabrina Benaim, Samantha Irby, Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Child Finder, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, Wonder Woman: Warbringer
September 6 was National Read a Book Day, and I know—I know—you’re thinking every day is National Read a Book Day! But on September 6, we really mean it.
Tags: Between the World and Me, Junot Diaz, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Suzanne Collins, Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The English Patient, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Hunger Games, White Teeth, Zadie Smith
February is Black History Month in North America, and while there are many amazing books centering on the history aspect of Black History Month, here are eight books about being black in the twenty-first century and what that means in 2017. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas All the hype about this book… Read More »
Tags: Americanah, Angie Thomas, Barack Obama, Between the World and Me, Black History Month, Books, Born a Crime, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, God Help the Child, Lit, Push, reading, Sapphire, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Tamara Winfrey Harris, The Hate U Give, The Sisters Are Alright, Toni Morrison, Trevor Noah
The end of the year “Best of” lists are pouring in, and this week we see picks from The Washington Post, which merged fiction and non-fiction to come up with ten must-reads from 2015: Between the World and Me — Ta-Nehisi Coates Black Flags: The World of ISIS — Joby Warrick The Book of Aron — Jim Shepard Destiny… Read More »