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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: The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast #3) by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Posted January 10, 2020 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment, Kindle / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast #3) by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

One of my favorite thrillers to watch is the 1997 film, “The Relic,” staring Penelope Ann Miller and Tom Sizemore. This film is based on the book of the same name by authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Like most book adaptations, this one differs greatly from the novel, but it helped sparked my interest […]

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 […]

Book Review: Bennett (The Uncompromising #4) by Sybil Bartel

Book Review: Bennett (The Uncompromising #4) by Sybil Bartel

Sybil Bartel’s Bennett is a little different from the other books in her Uncompromising series. Unlike the previous books which deal with ex-military men who now use their skills to help people, Bennett is about a rock star who falls in love with his best friend’s sister. Even though Bennett is a rock drummer instead of a soldier, the novel still […]

Book Review: André (The Uncompromising Series) by Sybil Bartel

Book Review: André (The Uncompromising Series) by Sybil Bartel

André is the third book in Sybil Bartel’s The Uncompromising series, which is a spin-off of her Unchecked series. In this novel, we finally learn more about André. The Marine who runs a top-notch security company. André has been mentioned in the other books as a no-nonsense businessman who doesn’t know how to let loose. Consumed with work, André doesn’t […]

Book Review: FROM COMPTON TO CONGRESS: His Grace For My Race by Walter R. Tucker III and Martha Tucker

Book Review: FROM COMPTON TO CONGRESS: His Grace For My Race by Walter R. Tucker III and Martha Tucker

From Compton to Congress tells the story of how promising lawyer Walter R. Tucker III becomes the youngest African-American from California to be elected to the U. S. Congress. However, despite his meteoric rise in politics, Tucker finds himself caught up in an FBI Sting, which results in him facing shocking criminal charges. Tucker takes the […]