Book Note (New Release): The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

(Disclosure: I received an eArc from NetGalley and the publisher for review consideration.) Two unlikable characters, layers of racial exploration, complications, and solid storytelling show up in The Woman Next Door. Marion and Hortensia are neighbors. They are headstrong, fierce, … Continue reading Book Note (New Release): The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

Reading Beyond the Headlines: Immigration and Refugees

In a news cycle that is 24-7, with little time for reflection or thoughtful dialogue, but global circumstances that demand immediate attention, I have found that reading books gives my perspective something weightier against which to base my judgments and reactions; … Continue reading Reading Beyond the Headlines: Immigration and Refugees