Genre: Women

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: The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

Posted April 6, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

“If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, then stop accepting crap and demand something more. —CRISTINA YANG, GREY’S ANATOMY” When my book club decided to read executive producer and writer Shonda Rhimes memoir The Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be your Own Person, I was excited. […]