Celebrate Juneteenth with Reading

On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops in Galveston Bay, TX, two years after the the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. This day is widely celebrated as the end of slavery in America and is known as Emancipation Day or “Juneteenth”. It is always important to learn moreContinue reading “Celebrate Juneteenth with Reading”

Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Format: Hardcover Pages: 400 pages Published: October 8, 2019 Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books Genre: Fiction & Literature, Historical Fiction, Romance

Books for Indigenous People’s Day

Today is marked as Columbus Day, however, the legacy of Christopher Columbus has been in hot contention in recent years. There has been so much controversey that it has caused some US states to change the name of the federal holiday from “Columbus Day” to “Indigenous People’s Day”, finally giving recognition to the people whoContinue reading “Books for Indigenous People’s Day”