• BOOK REVIEW – BECOMING by MICHELLE OBAMA

    📚Genre – Autobiography 📚First Impressions – Everyone knows who Michelle Obama is and I assumed that this book would be an endless stream of achievements that led to the White House. I was right, and I was wrong. 📚Review – This is one beautifully written love story. Don’t get me wrong, this isn’t a romance, but instead a tribute to Michelle’s parents, her mentors, her husband and her kids. The book is broken down into 3 sections: BECOMING ME: this gives you an insiders view to life in the South Side of Chicago. You will see what life was like for a young black child living in a neighborhood that…

  • BOOK REVIEW: CITY OF LIES by SAM HAWKE

    Genre – Fantasy First Impressions – When I read the synopsis, I thought this would be a book of fantasy and magic. I was wrong but I wasn’t disappointed. Summary – The story revolves around three characters who have been friends since childhood. It is an interesting layering of relationships throughout the book with characters evolving and dynamics changing as the situation in the city deteriorates. Tain has been thrust into the role of Chancellor when he thought that he would have many more years of carefree living before he would need to bear that hefty title. This story is very much his trial by fire/rite of passage into adulthood.…