“There was a big bowl of dirty rice on the coffee table and white porcelain plat…

“There was a big bowl of dirty rice on the coffee table and white porcelain plates too.” 💙 • Great, classic mystery noir. Super atmospheric and you get all of the LA vibes in the 1940s. Mystery man offering money, missing woman, out of a job protagonist… this had it all! Black man searching for … Read more

“In the photo, Rosie stands on the clinical white tiles of the hotel’s kitchen f…

“In the photo, Rosie stands on the clinical white tiles of the hotel’s kitchen floor , hands to her mouth in mock-shock, and Fox is in front of her, long suit trousered legs bent on one knee, holding out a croissant the way someone would offer an engagement ring.” 💙 • It took me a … Read more

“I am cooking white rice and fish stew for dinner. Would you like some broccoli …

“I am cooking white rice and fish stew for dinner. Would you like some broccoli on the side?” 💙 • Extraordinary debut by abidare_author !! I loved this book because Adunni stole my heart. She will stay with me a long time. Her spirit, tenacity and bravery helped me to tap into some of those … Read more

“Alix’s world became a place defined by Pack-‘n-Plays, white noise machines, cha…

“Alix’s world became a place defined by Pack-‘n-Plays, white noise machines, chafed areolas, and grapes cut in half.” 💙 • Fantastic and thought provoking novel about class, privilege, race and consent. Reid is really great about articulating a lot of truths in a very honest and relatable way. There were definitely characters I loved to … Read more

“…and she got out the bottle of white wine that Bob had put in the refrigerato…

“…and she got out the bottle of white wine that Bob had put in the refrigerator earlier and opened it and poured a small amount into a mason jar.” 💙 • Wow. What a follow up to Olive Kitteridge. I liked Olive Kitteridge but honestly, this newest collection blew me away. It felt like a … Read more

“Donna High Hawk appeared from the kitchen, wearing a white apron and a white he…

“Donna High Hawk appeared from the kitchen, wearing a white apron and a white headwrap, and carrying a chipped, white bowl filled with Cream of Wheat.” 3% • This book…… I’m speechless but I will tell you that I had 2 colleagues put it in their shopping carts the day I told them about it … Read more