Literature · Novels and Novellas

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia | Book Review

  One Crazy Summer is a middle grade book that tells the story of the three Gaither sisters Delphine, Vonetta and Fern. In the late 60s during the summer they go to Oakland to visit their mother, Cecile who had previously abandoned them. She's very unwelcoming to them, viewing them as a distraction from her… Continue reading One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia | Book Review

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Literature · Novels and Novellas

Kindred by Octavia Butler | Book Review

Kindred is a science fiction book about a modern day black woman (modern as in 70s) who keeps getting sent back and forth between her time and slave times. Each time she has to save the son of a slavemaster named Rufus from life threatening situations he keeps getting in. Every time she returns and… Continue reading Kindred by Octavia Butler | Book Review