In the novel Black Like Me John Howard Griffin journaled daily his experiences as both a black man and a white man. Throughout the novel, for the sake of the experiment, he attended the same places at different times as both identities, to determine how he would be treated.
The brilliant writing of Terry McMillan brought back my love for reading. I am constantly in awe of Terry McMillan’s writing style and storylines. Her storylines are realistic but raw and dynamic enough to leave an element of surprise. Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan is an excellent example of this. Many have watched or read the book “Waiting to Exhale” but few have read the follow-up, Getting to Happy. Getting to Happy is a sequel to Waiting to Exhale, picking up on the lives of characters Bernadine, Gloria, Savannah, and Robin years later. Supporting each other through motherhood, heartbreak, grief, addiction, and love, these four friends are the epitome of friendship goals.
Second Chance on Cypress Lane by Reese Ryan is a passionate love story about high school sweethearts finally reuniting in their small town of Holly Grove Island in South Carolina, both still harboring feelings and resentment from seventeen years ago. Black Authors This was the first book I’ve read of Reese Ryan’s but it won’tContinue reading “Second Chance on Cypress Lane by Reese Ryan | Book Review”