Book Reviews

If you Love Flavour & Sweetness You’ll Love ‘Frying Plantain’ by Zalika Reid Benta.

Full of flavour and sweetness, that’s the only way to describe this book. I truly believe that the core message in all literature both fiction and non-fiction is identity. People ideally are seeking meaning and validation to their experiences and their stories; and at the end of the day, if we take time to listen

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Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams Review – a smart, worthy and timely debut

Oh Queenie, Queenie, Queenie! Those were my exact words as I read the last page in Carty-Williams’s debut novel, Queenie. But I could have just as easily inserted any black woman’s name because what this book did more than anything else is illustrate the situations we encounter collectively as black women. Sometimes they are in

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