Too bad I don’t have Amazon Prime Video. If I did, I’d watch Z: The Beginning of Everything when the series airs Friday, January 27, 2017. The trailer has been airing on TV, but I paid it no mind. I don’t subscribe to the streaming service, but Wednesday, through my membership with the New York … More Sherring’s Goodwatch: Z: The Beginning of Everything
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Paul Kalanithi could have easily become a writer, but felt a stronger calling to become a neurosurgeon instead. After he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, he focused his time to draft his beautifully written memoir When Breath Becomes Air. The … More Sherring’s Goodreads: When Breath Becomes Air
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes My rating: 4 of 5 stars Shonda Rhimes is a liar. Her word, not mine. She calls herself this because she likes to make up stuff, all the time. Lucky for her it’s paid off. … More Sherring’s Goodreads: Year of Yes
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling by Rosie Pérez My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was completely in shock and awe throughout Rosie Perez’s memoir Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still … More Sherring’s Goodreads: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins My rating: 1 of 5 stars I’ve got to stop giving in to peer pressure. And by peer pressure, I mean best seller lists. Over and over, I read about how The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins was comparable to Gone Girl. So wrong, and … More Sherring’s Goodreads: The Girl on the Train
Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile My rating: 5 of 5 stars Queen Sugar hadn’t been anywhere on my radar until I started catching promotions for its television series adaptation on Oprah’s network OWN. As the first season of Greenleaf was winding down, commercials said that if viewers liked Greenleaf they would love Queen Sugar. When … More Sherring’s Goodreads: Queen Sugar
God Help the Child by Toni Morrison My rating: 3 of 5 stars “Take a number” is what some might say when I say that Toni Morrison is one of my favorite writers. I wonder if I stand alone in saying that sometimes aspects of her storylines confuse me. It happened with Song of Solomon. … More Sherring’s Goodreads: God Help the Child
I’ve wanted to read Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates for months. I read about it in magazines and online, spotted fellow commuters reading it and saw it listed as a National Book Award finalist. I remember seeing a paparazzi shot of Jill Scott carrying it outside of an airport. I figured I’d … More Turn the Page?
I’m feeling like a rock star. Well, not really, but I am feeling kinda special. Two of my Facebook and Instagram posts garnered a lot (for me) of “likes” and comments. I even got a text from an out-of-state cousin’s girlfriend. Last night I went to an author event at the Barnes and Noble located … More Posts, Likes and What I Read
I didn’t join a book club because I love to read, although I do. I joined because I love to eat. The problem is I don’t like to eat alone in public. I don’t mean fast food restaurants like Wendy’s and McDonald’s, or other chains like Pret and Au Bon Pain. You’ll catch me eating … More Check, Please!