Tag: literature

Sugar, Smoke, Song

I received an advanced review copy of this book from Edelweiss, and I’m voluntarily providing a review. I was intrigued by so many facets of this collection of stories. Reema Rajbanshi’s debut novel Sugar, Smoke, Song was a beautifully written work that was deeper than it appeared to […]

A Mercy

A Mercy by Toni Morrison was a powerful read. The story was set in Maryland in 1690, during the early days of slavery. It was told from the point of view of various characters, mainly the women in the story, but a few of the male characters as […]

The Bluest Eye

After reading this, I learned that this was Toni Morrison’s first book, and was even more blown away, if that was even possible. I recall reading Beloved in high school, and I’m aware that Toni Morrison does not shy away from talking about the ugly side of human […]