WOMEN AUTHORS SPOLIGHT: Jane Austen

WOMEN AUTHORS SPOLIGHT: Jane Austen

It’s the last day of March and the ending to the Women Authors Spotlight series for now. My full line up was  Chimamanda Adichie, Toni Morrison, Monica Ali and I'm ending with,  what I liked to call, a throwback author. I had to include her because if you haven’t read Jane Austen, you’ve been living under a rock. Her most [...]

WOMEN AUTHORS SPOTLIGHT: Monica Ali

WOMEN AUTHORS SPOTLIGHT: Monica Ali

I was browsing through Blockbuster one evening, yes, I said Blockbuster and I came across the movie, Brick Lane. I tend to enjoy movies that are unheard of, limited release, or film festival etc. I loved the story of Brick Lane so much that I purchased it. I didn’t know until years later that it was a debut [...]

WOMEN AUTHORS SPOTLIGHT: Toni Morrison

WOMEN AUTHORS SPOTLIGHT: Toni Morrison

I’m shocked and disappointed that I did not discover Toni Morrison, an American novelist until my sophomore year of college. How is that possible, especially with the novel and movie, Beloved, one of her most notable work. The first book I read from her was The Bluest Eye. Immediately, I was in awe with how real, and how genuine she was. [...]

Women Authors Spotlight: Chimamanda Adichie

Women Authors Spotlight: Chimamanda Adichie

  If you haven’t noticed by now, March is Women’s Month. Yay! #Girlpower I’m highlighting a few of my favorite female authors over the remaining weeks. This week, I will begin with Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie. I first stumbled upon this incredible author (I may lose some writer credibility admitting this) in Beyonce’s song, “Flawless.” [...]