Hi All, My name is Leslie and I am looking forward to this winter reading challenge. I meant to write my post last week and then read books instead! This winter I’ll be reading a combination of Young Adult Fantasy books and lots of gardening book pages and blogs hoping to brush up on “everything”
well… I decided to read something really gritty instead of the comedy reading I was going to tackle. it is called “On Lynchings” by Ida B. Wells-Barnett It is a feminist black perspective on how and why lynchings happened in the South. Has anyone read this yet?
While the story is imaginative and interesting, this book is mediocre. I love me a good mystical/scifi/fantasy book (note the usage of the word ‘good’) but this one was subpar in my estimations. Maybe it is because it was written in 1965 and the genre was just developing, or maybe it is because I don’t
I could not recommend this book more to anyone interested in a human story. This is a biography of “A Black Man’s White Mother” as well has his story growing up. The mother was born in 1942 and raised Orthodox Jewish in the deep south. She met a man literally on “the other side of
Hi All! I’m excited to start the summer reading challenge today! I woke up at 4am and got at it. For my list I picked a couple of re-reads that I’ve been meaning to go back to for years, a couple of half finished reads which I will re-start. and then all new material. I