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Underground Railroad

May 12, 2021

An epic undertaking by Barry Jenkins and he delivers emotion, pain, and the highest quality look back.


The Devil Comes Courting

April 28, 2021

Romance novels are a dime a dozen but when you find a writer like Courtney who takes such good care of her characters, her setting,…


Crying In HMart

April 21, 2021

This memoir of grief almost took me down, but Michelle manages to introduce to food and her mother in a way that filled every crevice…


Gold Diggers

April 14, 2021

You'll think it's just another coming-of-age story but then you realize there's more magic in this epic tale. All the while, it's refreshing and funny.


Of Color: Essays

March 24, 2021

This book captures that ambiguous place we can find ourselves in when we love our country but also want to see her be better. The…


The Black Church

February 24, 2021

Henry Louis Gates telling you the history of anything is always worth it.


Deacon King Kong

January 27, 2021

There is a reason this has more than 15k 5-star ratings on Goodreads. James is a masterful storyteller who makes you think you know these…


Transcendent Kingdom

September 2, 2020

The themes are heavy but you will not want to stop reading. Yaa's writing is immersive in every way.


The Yellow House

December 25, 2019

This won the National Book Award in 2019 for a reason. A stunning memoir that invites you to be a part of this family.


The Nickel Boys

July 24, 2019

A heartwrenching story that needed to be told. It also needs to be read.