The Friday 56 – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading

The Friday 56 – American Street by Ibi Zoboi

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading

The Friday 56 – Don’t Look Now by Daphne du Maurier

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading

Review & Friday 56 – We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Happy Friday Sunday! I’m especially happy because Frdiay was my birthday.

🎂🎉🎊Go, Erica, it’s you’r birthday!🎉🎊🎂

Now that I have publically and shamelessly wished myself a happy birthday, let me get on with the review and Friday 56 of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Title: We Should All Be Feminists
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Format: Paperback, 48 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1101911761
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Release Date: February 3, 2015

Adichie is, dare I say it, my hero.

I was on the wait list for this essay, which is a modified version of the TedxEuston Talk she did in 2012. Continue reading

Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – A Fable by William Faulkner

This week’s Book Beginnings and Friday 56 come from William Faulkner’s A Fable and is part of the Back to Classics in which we had to choose: An award-winning classic. Published in 1954 A Fable, won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for Fiction 1955. The novel is doing double duty too, as one of my books clubs picked it discuss this month.

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