Category Archives: Books

Successful Women Speak Differently

Book Review: Successful Women Speak Differently by Valorie Burton

  While mindlessly scrolling through Facebook, I noticed a post from a friend that urged her friends to read Successful Women Speak Differently: 9 Habits That Build Confidence, Courage, and Influence. Always a sucker for a book recommendation, I switched to my phone’s Kindle app and one-clicked. I’m glad I did. Seeing this book reminded me

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February Bookshelf - All About Love

February Bookshelf | All About Love

  From romance to Black History, February is all about love. This month, my books, while not all sappy love stories, explores the different parts of what makes us human—our relationship with God, our relationships with the people we love—and have loved, and our relationship with the world. All About Love Non-Fiction – Religion &

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January Friday Finds and Changes

January Bookshelf and Friday Finds Changes

  The way to may heart is books. I think I married my husband because his first gift to me was a copy of Paradise by Toni Morrision. Since then, he’s been a benefactor of sorts to my book addiction, even purchasing my 1st Generation Kindle and, more recently, a Kindle Paperwhite. A few years

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To Fight or Not to Fight? My Thoughts on Love Warrior (Oprah Book Club Pick)

  I admit it. I’m an Oprah junkie. I’m not a member of  the Church of Oprah. But, I am a lifelong fan. I often read read books from her book club picks. And, I am often proud that I’ve already read books she suggests. In my head, Oprah and I discuss heroes and heroines,

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Maurice M. Gray, Jr - IG

Like a Brother by Maurice M. Gray, Jr.

  Jeremiah McAllister lost his entire family before he turned eighteen, but was blessed with another one. As the oldest of more than a dozen young adults mentored by CC Dawson and her husband Thurman, Jeremiah takes his role as oldest brother within their chosen family seriously. To his siblings, he is confidante, emergency contact,

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Elona Washington

From Ivy League to Stripper Life by Elona Washington

  A promising start. A heart-wrenching detour. A chance for redemption. Did you envision a better life for yourself but are unsure where things went wrong? In From Ivy League to Stripper Life, Elona Washington talks candidly about why her life spiraled out of control and lessons learned along the way. Between childhood memories leading

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