Format: Audio Book

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 […]

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 […]

Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses) by Sarah J. Maas

Posted June 16, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses) by Sarah J. Maas

“What we think to be our greatest weakness can sometimes be our biggest strength.” The conclusion of Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns and Roses tied many threads together while leaving some dangling. The novel picks up right after the events of the previous novel, with Feyre back at the Spring Court. As war looms, Feyre must […]