Thomas, Alma Woodsey. Iris, Tulips, Jonquils, and Crocuses. 1969. Acrylic on canvas. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Stay With Me, Ayobami Adebayo Published August 1, 2017 Set in Nigeria and spanning over a decade, Stay With Me is a powerful novel about marriage, loss, motherhood, tradition, and self-identity. It is a novel in which traditional Nigerian customs and culture come into conflict with modern Nigerian life. Yejide has been happily married to her husband... Continue Reading →
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I’m waiting on: A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole. Expected Release Date: November 28th, 2017 From Goodreads: The Civil War has turned neighbor against neighbor--but for one scientist spy and her philosopher soldier,... Continue Reading →
For this week's Friday reads, I decided to feature one of my current reads: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole. I've only heard good things about this Civil War era Historical Romance-which features an amazing mixed race couple who are serving as spies for the Union. So far I'm really enjoying it, and think it will make... Continue Reading →