One of the highlights of my summer was listening to the audiobooks Black Water Rising and Pleasantville by Attica Locke. This list from Bookriot turned me on to these books, and I recognized the author’s name as being one of the writers from the show Empire. Once I read the synopses on Goodreads, I knew … More Shannon’s Reading List: Black Water Rising and Pleasantville
I found out via a Facebook tag from my friend who lives in Atlanta (go figure) that Judy Blume was going to be in Santa Fe for a book signing. To which I commented, “Eeeeee!” So I contacted my blogging buddy, Permed to Natural, who also loves Judy Blume, and we drove up to Collected Works … More I Get to Meet Judy Blume, Again!
Facebook, Twitter, AND Instagram tag from Dia: “Let’s read MISADVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL, Moreau. I have my book and everything.” After recovering from shock that Dia actually went out and bought a book, I replied, “Okay.” I couldn’t let her show me up in the reading department, let alone the diverse books reading department. … More Shannon’s Reading List: The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl