Rose's Bookshelf

PRAISE SONG FOR THE BUTTERFLIES: A New Take on Slavery

  08/24/2015

Bernice McFadden is one of my favorite authors. She brings something lyrical and special to the canon of literature by and about Black women. Praise Song for the Butterflies, published in 2018, is one of many books by Bernice McFadden that leaves you tearf...

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HALF A YELLOW SUN: Gateway to Nigeria

  06/24/2014

Half of a Yellow Sun is a fantastic novel that I recently discovered. Written by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie in 2006, it tells the sweeping story of civil war in Nigeria during the infamous conflict between the Nigerian government and military, and the Igbo p...

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