Book Review: The One

The One Danielle Allen Length: 304 pgs Publication Date:  March 20, 2016 My first exposure to Danielle Allen’s writing was in her book released late last year, Work Song .It was a fantastic read (brought to my attention by book blog  Girl, Have You Read? that put Allen on my radar. When she announced earlier this […]

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Hey Wisconsin! Get up off that thang…and vote!

VOTE     VOTE     VOTE     VOTE    VOTE    VOTE VOTE     VOTE    VOTE     VOTE     VOTE     VOTE VOTE… EVERYBODY!!! (where’s LMFAO and Lil Jon when you need them?) Wooo hooo! I am turned up and ready to turn out at the polls on April 5, 2016!

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Neglected Children, Sweet Potato Pie, and Other Book Turn Offs

I am not a picky reader, in fact, there are few things that will make me stop reading a book once I’ve started it. However, the craziest things will turn me off while reading a book to the point where I will have a harder time finishing it. The ones that annoy me the most […]

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Book Review: Boroughs Apart

Boroughs Apart: A Novella Erica Buddington Length: 143 pgs. Publication Date: December 30, 2015 I first learned about Boroughs Apart in the most unique of ways. While perusing my Twitter timeline, I noticed a retweet made by author Christina C. Jones . The tweet stated “If you’d like to read more, you can purchase ‘Boroughs […]

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Why I Blog Under the Name Lily O.

“Why did he use a pseudonym?” “ ‘cause the REAL one wasn’t suitn’ him” I love lilies. The flower, and the name in all of its forms (Lily, Lilly, Lillian, Lillian etc.). You see, my Grandmother’s name was Lily and she was a vibrant storyteller. After she passed, I became slightly obsessed with all things […]

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