Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins
I will definitely enjoy reading. And that photo/cover!
I mean, the tilt of the head and the facial expression alone
alert me to the fact that this is one STRONG woman!
With spirit and intention!
And given the Top Ten Tuesday posting I just completed,
I bet no one refers to Morgan as "girl"! :) Nor should they!
How inviting is this description? This essay collection
"interweaves personal experience with incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism."
Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi
The premise of this book sounds amazing, particularly in
the current environment when the younger generation has
had the benefit (or not, depending upon your own experience and opinions) of virtually constant exposure
to electronic media and communications since birth.
These two people meet and develop a "strange,
wonderful friendship--all happening over text--
that deepens into something more.
A wonderfully funny, compelling romance that allows
for joy without shying away from darkness, featuring
two unforgettable who fall in love while trying to
A bit reminiscent of Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell.
And I was totally enamored with that book,
so I think this one is definitely worth reading!
Besides, I love YA!
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney
"My name is Amber Reynolds.
There are three things you should know about me:
1. I'm in a coma.
2. My husband doesn't love me anymore.
3. Sometimes I lie.
Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak...
She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea."
Okay, that's more than enough to pique my interest! :)
I love lists of books. And I love it when almost all of them
seem more than worthy of my attention!
I hope this list provided you with some "want to read" titles as well!
What lists have you discovered lately?