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Windy City Blues by Renee Rosen

Windy City Blues by Renee Rosen– 448 pages ARC courtesy of author Book Blurb: In the middle of the twentieth century, the music of the Mississippi Delta arrived in Chicago, drawing the attention of entrepreneurs like the Chess brothers. Their label, Chess Records, helped shape that music into the Chicago Blues, the soundtrack for a […]

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Homegoing

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – 305 pages Book Blurb: Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, sold with […]

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callingmehome

Calling Me Home

Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler-322 pages Book Blurb: Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister has a favor to ask her hairdresser Dorrie Curtis. It’s a big one. Isabelle wants Dorrie, a black single mom in her thirties, to drop everything to drive her from her home in Arlington, Texas, to a funeral in Cincinnati. With no clear […]

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