How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ~Audiobook Review~

“The opposite of racist isn't 'not racist.' It is 'anti-racist.' What's the difference? One endorses either the idea of a racial hierarchy as a racist, or racial equality as an anti-racist. One either believes problems are rooted in groups of people, as a racist, or locates the roots of problems in power and policies, as … Continue reading How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ~Audiobook Review~

Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler ~Audiobook Review~

“The world is full of painful stories. Sometimes it seems as though there aren't any other kind and yet I found myself thinking how beautiful that glint of water was through the trees.” Parable of the Sower My first Octavia E. Butler book was Kindred and I knew then it would not be my last … Continue reading Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler ~Audiobook Review~

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn ~Audiobook Review~

If you are just tuning in, then you will need to know that I have been on quite a historical mystery kick recently. I became completely immersed with Anna Lee Huber's Lady Darby Mystery Series and Sherry Thomas' Lady Sherlock Series. Well, I flew through those books and I have been desperate for more, and … Continue reading A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn ~Audiobook Review~

The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett ~Audiobook Review~

“When the Roman Empire declined, Britain went backward. As the Roman villas crumbled, the people built one-room wooden dwellings without chimneys. The technology of Roman pottery—important for storing food—was mostly lost. Literacy declined. This period is sometimes called the Dark Ages, and progress was painfully slow for five hundred years. Then, at last, things started … Continue reading The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett ~Audiobook Review~

We’re Going To Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union ~Audiobook Review~

“That creates yet more work for the next woman up. That’s what can happen when we mentor and empower. That’s what happens when we realize that any joy we find in the next woman’s pain or struggle is just a reflection of our own pain: “See how hard this is? Do you appreciate how difficult … Continue reading We’re Going To Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union ~Audiobook Review~