The Black Kids | Christina Hammonds Reed | Book Review

The Black Kids is set in 1992 shortly after Rodney King, a Black man, is beaten nearly to death by LAPD officers. There is a trail of these officers and they are acquitted of all the charges. It is not long before Los Angeles is filled with protests and roots. The idea of race isContinue reading “The Black Kids | Christina Hammonds Reed | Book Review”

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev | Dawnie Watson | Book Review

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev was one of my extra BOTM picks. I was drawn to the idea of an oral history account of an Afro-punk rock n’roll duo from the 1970s. I found myself wondering if it would be anything like Daisy Jones and the Six which I loved. While there areContinue reading “The Final Revival of Opal & Nev | Dawnie Watson | Book Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

Reading, Writing, Nerding, and Honoring the Oxford Comma Since 1987.

A. A. MacConnell

When you write drabbles, you relieve the pressure of the epic novel expanding in your head.

The Calico Books

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