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Non-Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Get To Before The Year Is Over

Title: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. Author: Margot Lee Shetterly Synopsis: Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules, and adding… Continue reading Non-Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Get To Before The Year Is Over

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Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over

Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College,… Continue reading Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over

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Book Review: Anne Of The Island

New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packs her bags, waves good-bye to childhood, and heads for Redmond College. With her old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport and her frivolous new friend Philippa Gordon at her side, Anne tucks her memories of rural Avonlea away and discovers life on her own terms, filled with surprises . . . including a marriage proposal from the worst fellow imaginable, the sale of her very first story, and a tragedy that teaches her a painful lesson. But tears turn to laughter when Anne and her friends move into an old cottage and an ornery black cat steals her heart. Little does Anne know that handsome Gilbert Blythe wants to win her heart, too. Suddenly Anne must decide whether she's ready for love.

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Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy

Hello to the void! I decided to re-read The Hunger Games trilogy in honour of the upcoming prequel A Ballad Of Songbirds and Snakes. I pre-ordered the book and was anxiously waiting for the release date so I could anxiously await my package. Unfortunately they were unable to provide me with the book for on… Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy