Adult Fiction & Nonfiction
My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem, 2017, explores, as Tim Wise says, the “intergenerational…Read more of this comment about My Grandmother's Hands
A favorite of mine.SO well written, like her other books.
Loved this book overall. Loved the words attributed to main character. Felt sympathy when her mother died but her waffling over which man to choose and…Read more of this comment about The Book of Two Ways
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart (2019) is delightful. Coyote (not her real name) is the name her father calls her by. She is…Read more of this comment about The Remarkable Journey of Coyote…
Tweens and Teens
A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (2019) is a popular YA murder mystery with a 17-year-old senior girl (Pip) attempting to uncover the truth…Read more of this comment about A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
A Sitting in St. James by Rita Williams-Garcia (2021) is a YA work that has earned starred reviews from Kirkus and Horn Book and the 2021 Boston Globe-Horn…Read more of this comment about A Sitting in St. James