Category: Books

Books I Plan To Read This Year

I know, I have some explaining to do… A lot has happened since we last spoke. Technically, it’s not a lot – I turned a year older (which is A LOT) and I’m settling into my mid-twenties. How have you been? I’ve been thinking about what I want to do differently in my…

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Blogmas Day 10: I Read More Than 20 Books This Year…Here Are 5 I Recommend

As I post this piece, I have read 22 books in 2020. (Thanks to quarantine, I have had more time on my hands). Most of the books I read were great! To help guide you in your 2021 reading, I’ve selected 5 books I read this year that I recommend to you. Year…

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Blogmas Day 4: Tuesdays With Morrie

I was on Twitter a while back when I stumbled upon a thread where someone had asked guys what their favorite book of all time was. That drew me in. Then I saw this book “Tuesdays With Morrie” and people were commenting about why this was their favorite book. Most couldn’t stop saying…

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On Writing

I didn’t know about Stephen King before reading this book. I had never even read any of his books. What made me jump into reading this book is, a year ago, a friend was reading it and he kept on telling me about it. I got curious…and the rest, as they say, is…

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Finding Hope In The Detours Of Life

If there is something 2020 has given me, it has been more time. More time to especially grow, in all aspects of that phrase. I have been able to read a lot more, away from the one book a month thing I already had going on. I am currently on book 18 and…

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What Do You Know For Sure?

When I saw this book on one of my friend’s reading list, I knew I wanted to get it and see what exactly Oprah “knows for sure.” Before I even talk about this book, let’s pause for a second…. Who doesn’t want to be like Oprah? She has been and continues to be…

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I Can’t Make This Up

Anyone who knows me knows that I will watch just about every movie that Kevin Hart is in, whatever role he is playing. And when I got this book, it was no different. I read it and did not want to finish reading. Also, I laughed so hard and got to know him…

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Started From The Bottom…

I was looking through Taraji P. Henson’s Around The Way Girl when I saw the book This Is Just My Face: Try Not To Stare by Gabourey Sidibe and added it to my list. One year later, I have gotten around to reading it…Finally! When I added it to my list at first, I didn’t…

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Outliers

What is success for you? In your view, how do people become successful? It’s honestly more than the story you get to hear. It’s more than just being smart, or fit, or whatever else you have heard out there from successful people.  And this is what Malcolm Gladwell, the author, tries to explain….

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The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter – And How To Make The Most Of Them Now

My twenties (thus far), have been filled with so much confusion… But also, with so much hope and new beginnings. I have had to learn and unlearn so many things, and well… Let’s just say, learning never stops. At one point in my twenties, I wanted to study Psychology because I thought, well…

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