Cafe Con Lychee

Café Con Lychee by Emery Lee Published on May 10, 2022 Pages: 320 Format: eBook Source: Library Theo Mori and Gabriel Moreno have always been at odds. Their parents own rival businesses—an Asian American café and a Puerto Rican bakery—and […]

White Lies

White Lies: The Double Life of Walter F. White and America’s Darkest Secret by A.J. Baime Setting: United States Length: 12:57 Narrator: Wayne Carr Published on February 1, 2022 Format: Audiobook Source: Library A riveting biography of Walter White, a […]

Sari, Not Sari

Sari, Not Sari by Sonya Singh Length: 8:18 Narrator: Avita Jay Published on April 5, 2022 Pages: 304 Format: Audiobook Source: Library Manny Dogra is the beautiful young CEO of Breakup, a highly successful company that helps people manage their […]

The Color of Compromise

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby Length: 8:59 Published on January 7, 2020 Pages: 256 Format: Audiobook Source: Library An acclaimed, timely narrative of how people of faith have historically–up to the present day–worked against racial justice. And a […]

Downton Shabby

Downton Shabby by Hopwood DePree Setting: England Length: 8:52 Narrator: Graham Halstead Published on May 31, 2022 Pages: 320 Format: Audiobook Source: Library HGTV meets Downton Abbey! A ready-for-TV story—with charm and humor in abundance—about a Los Angeles producer who moves […]

July 2022 Foodies Read

Welcome to July 2022 Foodies Read! We had 21 entries in June. The winner of the drawing is Marc for his review of Muddled Through. Link up your reviews of any book in any genre that features food. Cookbooks, nonfiction, and […]

June 2022 Wrap Up

I read 15 books this month. There are: 4 audiobooks 5 nonfiction 5 books with LGBT main characters 7 books by POC authors Set in U.S., England, China, South Korea Nothing for my South of the Equator challenge. I’ve been […]

See No Stranger

See No Stranger by Valarie Kaur Published on September 7, 2021 Pages: 416 Format: Hardcover Source: Library An urgent manifesto and a dramatic memoir of awakening, this is the story of revolutionary love. Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize […]

Looking at Slavery

I recently listened to two audiobooks back to back that looked at the history and legacy of slavery in the United States. How the Word is Passed explores the legacy of slavery modern American places. It compares and contrasts discussions […]

The Peacekeeper

The Peacekeeper by B. L. Blanchard Published on June 1, 2022 Pages: 318 Format: eBook Source: Owned Against the backdrop of a never-colonized North America, a broken Ojibwe detective embarks on an emotional and twisting journey toward solving two murders, […]

Deaf Utopia

Deaf Utopia Published on April 19, 2022 Format: eBook Source: Library A heartfelt and inspiring memoir and Deaf culture anthem by Nyle DiMarco, actor, producer, two-time reality show winner, and cultural icon of the international Deaf community. Before becoming the […]

The Bank of Goodliness

The Bank of Goodliness by David Luddington Setting: England Length: 10:02 Published on April 23, 2020 Pages: 274 Format: Audiobook Source: Kindle Unlimited When Shadeys Bank loses yet another C.E.O. to a major scandal, they are desperate to show they’ve […]

The Other Man

The Other Man by Farhad J. Dadyburjor Published on October 12, 2021 Pages: 299 Format: eBook Source: Kindle Unlimited A heartwarming and transporting romantic comedy about finding happy ever after on your own terms. Heir to his father’s Mumbai business […]

Hollow Fires

Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed Length: 10:08 Narrator: Soneela Nankani, Amin El Gamal Published on May 10, 2022 Pages: 400 Format: Audiobook Source: Library Buy on Amazon A powerful, gripping YA novel about the insidious nature of racism, the terrible costs […]