9 Books to Read – Black Lives Matter Reading List

Featured Image Black Lives Matter Reading List

As a librarian, I am passionate about giving people information and encourage people to make informed decisions on any subject. However this subject is home it is where I live. Reading is so powerful. Once you are done reading take action. Please Vote, write your elected officials at all levels of government, and protest in the safest way possible.

I’m Reading Darktown & Lightning Men

Book Review of Darktown & Lightning Men

I wanted to read an African American fiction book; which it is, but written by a white male author. That can always be tricky when white authors try to write about others’ experiences. However, Thomas Mullen did great writing about the African American experience during the Jim Crow era in the late 1940s Atlanta.

4 Mini Book Reviews

Book Review of 4 Books

Hey Readers, this summer has been one for the ages. I have gone through so much this summer and you can tell by some of my book choices seen (below). I’m here to give you a brief review of the four listed here.

I’m Reading Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

Book Review of Author Pepper

Title:  The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Author: Phaedra Patrick
Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden.

I’m Reading Shadowshaper

Book Review of Shadowshaper

Sierra Santiago was looking forward to a fun summer of making art, hanging out with her friends, and skating around Brooklyn. But then a weird zombie guy crashes the first party of the season. Sierra’s near-comatose abuelo begins to say “No importa” over and over. And when the graffiti murals in Bed-Stuy start to weep…. Well, something stranger than the usual New York mayhem is going on.

9 Mini Book Reviews: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series

I have been reading the Kinsey Millhone series out of curiosity. It is a popular series that many patrons at the library check out all the time. I wanted to know what all the fuss was about. And now I know. The series is very enjoyable and my first female detective series. I have read […]

6 Westworld Readalikes

Did you binge-watch Westworld like I did and now you have nothing else to watch. Try reading one of these  6 books to put you at ease while you wait for season two.  

Goodreads Challenge Completed and Then Some

I completed my Goodreads challenge for 2016! My challenge was to read 20 books and I did plus five more. Last year, I had the same challenge of 20 books and did not make it at all. I think I only read 5 five last year. One of the main reasons I failed last year […]

I’m a Casting Movie (If Only)

To be a movie casting director, would be an ideal job. However, I am only able to do it in my mind. One of my favorite things to do when reading a book is to cast the movie adaptions of the book. I recently read the The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Below is my dream cast of […]

I’m Reading…The Nightingale

Title: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Published: : February 3rd 2015 by St. Martin’s Press Genres: Historical Fiction Pages: 440 Format: Ebook Source: Overdrive Where to Get: Libraries, Amazon, B&N, Summary: From Goodreads Despite their differences, sisters Vianne and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Vianne is content with life in the French countryside with her […]