Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

In case you didn’t know, I host a podcast called Purple Diary that highlights people I enjoy and who offer insights on topics I find interesting. At the end of every episode, I ask my guests to give me (and my listeners) a book recommendation. This is the second book I’ve read based on a podcast guest recommendation, and it came from my very brilliant … Continue reading Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Y’all. I think I’m in love with this book. Quick backstory: This book has been sitting on my shelf for almost two years. When I graduated from college, one of my favorite professors happened to be retiring that same year (Hi Bob). He had a ton of books on his shelf and told me to feel free to grab any of them. I don’t think … Continue reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie