Book Reviews

From Scratch by Tembi Locke

From Scratch by Tembi Locke

June 26, 2019 9:53 am By Leave your thoughts

From Scratch, Tembi Locke, Simon & Schuster - Actor and TEDx speaker Tembi Locke’s memoir, “From Scratch,” is a documentation of a complicated journey of a Black American whose Sicilian husband is disowned by his family who objected to their biracial marriage.

The Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes

The Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes

June 4, 2019 11:27 am By Leave your thoughts

The Bone Fire, S. D. Sykes, Pegasus Crime - Oswald de Lacy, Lord Somershill, remembers the Black Death all too well. When the deadly plague returns to England in the year 1361, Oswald takes no chances, conveying his family to the refuge offered by his friend Godfrey, Lord Eden.

Walt Whitman Speaks

Walt Whitman Speaks edited by Brenda Wineapple

June 4, 2019 11:01 am By Leave your thoughts

Walt Whitman Speaks, Brenda Wineapple Editor, Library of America, - The Library of America marked Walt Whitman’s bicentennial by releasing a condensed version of his final thoughts on “life, writing, spirituality and the promise of America” in a pocketbook entitled, “Walt Whitman Speaks.”

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

May 22, 2019 9:15 am By Leave your thoughts

The Murmur of Bees, Sofia Segovia, Amazon Crossing - Sofìa Segovia's magical realism novel, “The Murmur of Bees,” is masterfully absorbing, and laced with delicious prose. Her characters are likewise captivating, so their journey becomes very personal.