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Book Review: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nahesi Coates

The Review The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehesi Coates, is a marvel, the first full-length work of fiction by the author. The novel follows Hiram Walker, a child born into slavery and the child of the master of a plantation. Hi's incredible memory sets him apart as a child, bringing him not just to the attention… Continue reading Book Review: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nahesi Coates

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February 2019 Wrap-Up

Reading Wrap: Total books toward reading goal so far: 18/105 (2 ahead of schedule!)Total books read this month: 10Poetry book read for Poetry Challenge: Season of the Second Thought by Lynn Powell. Lovely nature-based poetry with a wry pushback-against-religious undertone. Lots of fine poems in the collection, picked up randomly off the shelf and glad I… Continue reading February 2019 Wrap-Up

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Book Review: The Everlasting Rose

The Details: The MUCH anticipated sequel to The Belles is on its way in 2019-- and it is worth waiting for! If you're unfamiliar with The Belles, it may be helpful to check out my review of Dhonielle Clayton's first book in this YA Fantasy series lush with commentary on societal beauty expectations and power. Basically, the Belles… Continue reading Book Review: The Everlasting Rose