Their Eyes Were Watching God

“Two things everybody’s got tuh do fuh theyselves. They got tuh go tuh God, and they got tuh find out about livin’ fuh theyselves.” . Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston, is the story of a young woman’s journey into self-awareness, toward self-realization, and is a beautiful love story, too. “Published in […]

One of the Best

Seventy-six years ago today, Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston, was published. A few years ago I listened to the audiobook version of this book narrated by Ruby Dee. Both the book and that experience of listening to Ruby Dee’s incredible narration have stayed with me. I highly recommend that experience to […]

Reading Journey, 2007

I’ve always thought of my reading as a journey. I can look back at my journals and lists of books read over the years and see clearly the books and ideas that have influenced me the most. This year my journey took an enjoyable turn onto a blogging road. I’ve loved this route and the […]

My Challenges Archive

I love taking on new challenges, new projects, and I’ve been happy to be introduced to many new-to-me books and authors. The best part of taking part in challenges, however, is the book people you meet. I have read all the books listed in my┬áchallenges, but did not review all of them. Click on the […]

Another Challenge Completed

This week I finished listening to the audiobook Miss Julia Strikes Back, by Ann B. Ross, as the last part of Maggie’s Southern Reading Challenge. I had already read 3 books, to officially complete the challenge, but I recently picked this one up in the library knowing it would be a fun ending for this […]