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Book Club: July Book of the Month

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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

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Five Must-Read Books by Caribbean Writers

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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.

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Book Club: June Book of the Month

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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

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Book Club: May Book of the Month

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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

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Five Must Read Books you finally have time to Tackle

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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.

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Put this ‘RIOT BABY’ on Your Reading List NOW!

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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 […]

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