An American Marriage // Tayari Jones

With An American Marriage, Tayari Jones presents one of the most tragic, complex love triangles I’ve ever read.  We have Celestial, a thriving black artist in Atlanta, her husband Roy, wrongfully incarcerated for a crime he did not commit, and their neighbor Andre, Celestial’s childhood best friend who attended college with Roy.  Andre is the […]

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Island Bookstore, Corolla, NC

Whenever I’m on vacation, I always try to scope out a local independent bookshop.  During my family’s week-long trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, I was happy to drag them to Corolla’s Island Bookstore!  Island Bookstore has three locations across the Outer Banks, in Corolla, Duck, and Kitty Hawk, but I was most […]

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Current Reads: May 28, 2019

What’s better than a day of reading on the beach?  Absolutely nothing! As you can see from my packing list, I brought along quite a selection of books to choose from.  Right now I’m filling my oceanside hours with Tayari Jones’s An American Marriage, which follows a young married couple as the husband is wrongfully […]

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