Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Black Gemstone

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi is a best-selling epic tale about the descendents of two half-sisters who were born on the Gold Coast in Africa during the days of slave trading. Although Effia and Esi share the same father, they are … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson is an outstanding novel about a young, motherless African-American girl growing-up in Brooklyn during the 1970’s. August is an innocent girl living in denial. After moving to a rough neighborhood from a peaceful country home … Continue reading

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Stuff

Objects of My Affection by Jill Smolinski is a humorous novel about a 39-year-old woman named Lucy who is hired to aid a 64-year-old female artist to clean-out the floor to ceiling trash and treasures hoarded over many years. It … Continue reading

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