‘Such a Fun Age’ and 19 More Favorite Books From 2019

I read — and listened to — a lot of books in 2019. And, a lot of them were amazing. My favorite? Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. It’s out today, Dec. 31 and is a brilliant fiction book about race and class and systems that oppress and, at the very same time, a […]

For the Culture: Lit Squad Chat on Angie Martinez’s “My Voice”

When it comes to radio, especially in our hip-hop culture, Angie Martinez is the G.O.A.T. You can’t even dispute me on this one. So, when this amazing woman who I admire so much came out with her book, “My Voice,” I jumped at the chance to read it. And once I did, I couldn’t stop talking […]

New Date Alert! 1st Lit Squad Meeting – Feb. 10

Unfortunately, I have to push back the first Lit Squad meeting date to Feb. 10, but that just gives you even more time to pick up your book [I’m seriously judging you if you haven’t already] and join the par-tay! If you want a reminder, be sure to sign up for my book club list here and RSVP […]

#BookLoversLinkUp: Save the Date! My Lit Squad is Here

2017 is about to be lit. After saying for years that I wish I was in a book club, I’m finally starting one — one that celebrates dope women and the good stories they tell. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]“If you love books enough, books will love you back.” — Jo Walton[/inlinetweet] I’m a sucker for […]