The Black Experience

February is Black History month. No kidding. You already knew that. The month is almost over so I know that for the past few weeks, you’ve probably been reading or listening to stories that feature prominent black figures in our past or present. In the latest episode of A Closer Book, the series on my…

Unique Reads

Every story is different but read enough of a genre and sometimes novels seem to blend into each other. However, from time to time, I encounter books that stand out in some way – not just that the characters are different but that the author used some literary element or creative means to achieve a truly memorable…