Book Review: Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins

I am obsessed with this book! I love love love it. Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the odds is the truly astonishing life story of the elite ultramarathon runner, Navy Seal, Army Ranger and Air Force Tactical Instructor, Mr. David Goggins ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ. This man is a true embodiment of the phrase "impossible … Continue reading Book Review: Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins

Book Review: I know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Every time I think of Maya Angelou, I hear her voice in my head reciting her famous poems "Phenomenal Woman" or "And Still I Rise". Its the sass, the swagger, the intonation of voice, her entire presence was one that can captivate anyone.... she made you shut up and listen to what she had to … Continue reading Book Review: I know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Book Review: Rising Strong by Brenรฉ Brown

Refreshing, comforting, and thought-provoking are the three words that I will use to describe this book. Rising Strong is a book about confronting and navigating some of the professional and personal challenges of everyday life๐Ÿ˜Ž. It is about the days when we are "face down in the arena" when our backs are up against the … Continue reading Book Review: Rising Strong by Brenรฉ Brown

Book Review: Ghost of Caura by Lance Baptiste

A couple of weeks ago, my friend posted the link for this book on my Facebook page. I saw the title and I was excited....I thought that this was going to be a good book ๐Ÿ˜Š. I love love Trinbagonian / Caribbean authors and their stories especially when they are telling stories about places that … Continue reading Book Review: Ghost of Caura by Lance Baptiste

Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

It is easy to see this book as a bag of tricks that you can use to get people to do what you want them to do but I think that is just a shallow way of analyzing it๐Ÿคจ. It is deeper than that. The book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, is not … Continue reading Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Book Review: The Green Mile by Stephen King

Synopsis from the back of the Book Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with "Old Sparky," Cold Mountain's electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities in his years … Continue reading Book Review: The Green Mile by Stephen King

Book Review: Augustown by Kei Miller

I am obsessed with Jamaica, it is my favorite island in the Caribbean, apart from Trinidad and Tobago of course, so when my friend Leah bought this book and suggested that I give it a read, how could I say no? ๐Ÿ˜ŠThis fascinating novel is set in the one of the most infamous places in … Continue reading Book Review: Augustown by Kei Miller

Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (A MUST READ!)

This is just a great book. It just is....๐Ÿ˜ I typically don't like books that deal with colorism and all these other deep seated issues of African American society because in my mind we see enough of this on the news and hear enough about it on the radio. I don't need to read about … Continue reading Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (A MUST READ!)

Book Review: Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul

My mother actually bought me this book for Christmas in 2007 ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ and I am pretty sure I read it back then but I could not remember the story anymore. Recently, while visiting my mom I saw this book on the bookshelf and I decided that it was time for a re-read. Overall, I found … Continue reading Book Review: Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul

Book Review: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn & Bridgerton S01 on Netflix

All I can say is Daphne!!! For the past few weeks one of the top shows on Netflix has been Bridgerton and earlier this week Netflix announced that this show was its "biggest show ever as it was streamed by 82 million households in its first 28 days". Not only is it constantly on your … Continue reading Book Review: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn & Bridgerton S01 on Netflix

My Favorite Book of 2020: Educated by Tara Westover

This book is pretty much the reason why I love biographies! ๐Ÿ˜Tara's story is truly amazing, mind-bobbling, engrossing, unbelievable and inspiring. Wow ๐Ÿ˜ฏwas the word I kept repeating as I read this book. How did she do it? How did this little girl who grew up in the mountains of Idaho to a family of … Continue reading My Favorite Book of 2020: Educated by Tara Westover