I'm so glad you stopped by to my piece of the internet. I've always loved reading the stories of people who look like me. No matter the situation there’s a book I can point to and a story I can lean on. These stories are not mine but they are all a part of me. I've learned that our stories and voices are important and my goal is to continue reading them and sharing them. To discover, discuss and celebrate these stories but most importantly introduce other Black Girls to them too, so they may discover their own story within.
When I first read ‘True to the Game,’ over two decades ago it was the first book I truly fell in love with. I found it right smack dab in the middle of my obsession with Urban Fiction; aka ‘street lit’ aka street fiction.
But most Urban Fiction is a genre defined by socio-economic realities and ghetto culture. The tone is usually dark and grimy focusing on sex, violence and the streets
Most of the world is practicing social distancing or self-isolation so what better time to catch up on all of the books that you’ve been meaning to read. You’ve got the time right!?
These are not just good books, these are books that will make you lose track of time and provide a little escape.
With all this time and nowhere to go here are some books that will help you stop looking at the clock.
If you read my ‘Most Anticipated Books of 2020’ post then you know that this book was at the very top of my list. And while I was so very excited to read this one, I approached Riot Baby with no expectations at all, just a desire to see how Onyebuchi would tell the story […]
Wassup my book lovin’ sistas and brothas You guys know how much I love talking about books and I had such a great time talking about books in my end of year round up. Putting together that mega list of the best books of 2019 gave me all the feels. But thinking about my favourites […]
Nonfiction November has come to a close but it was filled with an array of books that were compelling, enlightening, and important to read. But just because the month has come to an end doesn’t mean that the nonfiction love has to end. There are some stories that just need to be heard, and […]