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Audio Review: We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

Posted February 18, 2020 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Audio Review: We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

February’s book of the month for Mocha Girls Read was Gabrielle Union’s memoir, “We’re Going to Need More Wine.” This collection of essays takes readers from Gabrielle’s upbringing in a white suburban neighborhood to becoming an activist and actress in Hollywood. She talks about her relationships, being black in America, fame, and her sexual assault. […]

Book Review: Sula by Toni Morrison

Posted February 5, 2020 by @Angelized_1st in Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Sula by Toni Morrison

January’s book club selection was Sula by Toni Morrison. I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with Morrison’s work. It’s always beautifully written, but often dense material to read. Instead of reading for pleasure, you end up having to wade through the material like an academic. However, Sula was a novel I immediately got into. This […]

Book Review: Outpost & Horde (The Razorland Series) by Ann Aguirre

Book Review: Outpost & Horde (The Razorland Series) by Ann Aguirre

It’s been awhile since I read the first novel in Ann Aguirre’s Razorland trilogy, Enclave. However, it didn’t take long for me to get back into this series. The second novel, Outpost, reveals how life has changed for Deuce, Fade, and Stalker since they were taken into the town Salvation. A town at peace, most of the women cater to […]

Audio Review: The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis

Posted February 21, 2018 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Audio Review: The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis

“I’m just now getting myself together to start living, not just surviving; laughing and not pretending, learning and not running away from my problems. The process is painful.” Actress Jenifer Lewis brings her provocative humor and wit to her memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood. Lewis takes readers on a journey through her career and reveals the […]