What are some of the best books written by black women authors? Here are our 25 favorites. — Read on prowritingaid.com/Views/Pug/
"A woman's past need not predict her future. She can dance to new music if she chooses. Her own music. To hear the tune, she must only stop talking. To herself, I mean. We're always trying to persuade ourselves of things." "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate is a fictional novel based on the … Continue reading Book Quote of the Week and Book Recommendation, Lisa Wingate “Before We Were Yours”
“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
"Each of us has the right and the responsibility to assess the roads which lie ahead, and those over which we have traveled, and if the future road looms ominous or unpromising, and the roads back uninviting, then we need to gather our resolve and, carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into … Continue reading Maya Angelou, Book Quote of the Week
It’s in most people’s nature, specifically women to take care of others and put the needs of others before ourselves. In trying times such as the current political climate or just daily life, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and neglect yourself. Whether it’s an impromptu shopping trip, or blowing off friends for alone time, those … Continue reading Reclaiming your Time: Self Care is not Selfish
"I have a certain way of being in this world, and I shall not, I shall not be moved from doing what I think is right by jealousy, ignorance, or hate." from "Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou" by Maya Angelou
Besides writing, reading is my passion. I try to read at least two to three books a week. I'm testing out different genres although I tend to venture towards romance and literary fiction. I'm always looking for new authors to explore and new books to read and just finished a Jodi Picoult and Colleen Hoover … Continue reading What are you reading?