The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson and The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

I read The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Wilson and fell in love with it. The book is historical fiction at its finest and follows the character of Cussy Mary who disagrees with society’s expectations that she should marry and have as many babies as possible. Instead, she finds employment with theContinue reading “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson and The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes”

Whiskey in a Teacup by Reese Witherspoon

Hey, y’all, I’m reading books by women and about women in March to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. I’ve read some heavy books so far this month – Educated, Know My Name, and Notorious RBG – and I wanted something light, fun, and just a tad bit educational. Whiskey in a TeacupContinue reading “Whiskey in a Teacup by Reese Witherspoon”

The Only Plane In The Sky, An Oral History of 9/11

by Garrett Graff The Only Plane In the Sky should be required reading for all Americans. We all know what happened on September 11, 2001, and I bet most you remember where you were when you first heard the terrible news. I was in Seattle, Washington at a seminar, scheduled to return home the followingContinue reading “The Only Plane In The Sky, An Oral History of 9/11”

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a fictional story about Starr Carter who was present when a police officer killed her best friend, Khalil, who was unarmed. Starr is 16 years old and wise beyond her years. She’s smart, sensitive, funny, and warm, but she’s also a real person and makes mistakes. YouContinue reading “The Hate U Give”