Beyond Bestsellers: Colson Whitehead

by Marina M. Colson Whitehead was publishing long before the critical acclaim and runaway success of his book The Underground Railroad (soon to be in production as a limited series for Amazon). And with the follow up of The Nickel Boys you might assume that Whitehead’s back catalog consists solely of historical fiction with African-American […]

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Crossing Borders

By Kristi S. I’ve written before about the power of fiction to both educate and entertain. Obviously, nonfiction is incredibly important, giving voice to real experiences, but fiction adds extra emotion for me. For that reason, I turn to fiction when I am looking to take a deep dive into current events. I want to be […]

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Celebrating Black History month

by Ruth G. This month, honor Black History month by treating yourself to a great book by an African American author.  Here are some suggestions.  Please share your favorites in the comment box at the bottom! God Help the Child, by Toni Morrison “At the center: a young woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning […]

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