Books in verse

Sharing Black Stories: Brown Girl Dreaming

Sharing Black Stories: Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson, one of today’s finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s…
Recent Reads

Recent Reads

I am getting back into my books and am so glad. It was weird lacking the focus for one of my favorite and most relaxing activities. Books I Finished All four of these books were very good and all had strong messages. Option Pile I am reading two books aloud…
Recent Reads

Recent Reads

It’s been a GREAT reading week! I finished some really amazing books, posted two author interviews, and got caught up on my NetGalley reviews. I also got to meet with my book club, the Dust Jackets (#dustjacketsandcoffee) and had a wonderful time discussing both our book and our enneagram numbers.…
April 2018 Reads

April 2018 Reads

April 2018 Reads I read some really amazing and powerful books this month. My favorite read was the second book in the Track series by Jason Reynolds, Patina. Man, Patina is such an amazing character. Another powerful read was Monster by Walter Dean Meyers. Talk about a book that will…