Book # 7 New Dimensions In African History

This book was very informative. It was a book that brought up many people, events, and ideas from history that I had never heard of before reading this. This book is written in the commentary style, and the liberal use of punctuation marks may annoy some readers. In a very short period of time this... Continue Reading →

Stolen Girls Book #6

Boko Haram. At one point, this terrorist organization ruled over 2 million people. The book Stolen Girls was written by the German author Wolfgang Bauer.  Bauer gives historical and political context for the terrorist group Boko Haram in his book. Bauer also provides a platform for the girls who were victims of the terrorist group to... Continue Reading →

Americanah – Book #5

"He paused. He often paused before he spoke. She thought this exquisite; it was as though he had such regard for his listener that he wanted his words strung together in the best possible way." - Americanah (P. 432) Americanah is the book we humans don’t deserve, written by an author who seems to spend... Continue Reading →

Book #4

  “It is obvious, Angeliki, that you have never grown up and that is how you are able to be a writer… ” (127) Outline begins terribly boring. If you are turned off by a passive writing voice with drawn out descriptions of events and people, then this may be a challenge for you. Despite... Continue Reading →

Book 3:

The Vegetarian by Han Kang My rating: 4 of 5 stars After completing this book, you are left in the same state you entered it in: wonder. This book is stunning in that the character development is such that you can feel deeply what each character is experiencing, yet still not understand any of them... Continue Reading →

Book 1:

  GABOUREY SIDIBE, oh goodness, why I am NOW reading this book? This book is a must read if you are interested in knowing more about Gabourey, but have only been exposed to the characters she plays on screen, who you think are her, but as she eloquently explains in her novel are not her.... Continue Reading →

Book 2:

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington My rating: 5 of 5 stars   Every now and then you read a book that amazes you, and this book was one of them. This book tested me mentally and spiritually. I found... Continue Reading →

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