04Feb/20

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Review of Black Women Connect February 2020 Book Club Selection – Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Black Women Connect Book Club of Toronto Selected the delicious debut novel by Candice Carty-Williams as our 2020 February Book of the Month. According to the Guardian: It would make sense toRead More…

27Jan/20

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January Book Club Meeting – Frying Plantain

On January 25th, 22 amazing women attended our first Black Women Connect Book Club meeting of the year. And what a meeting! Fabulous food, company and wine! We read Zalika Reid-Benta’s debut novel Frying Plantain. Overall the book was well received, over an almost 3 hour discussions, we discussed many themes from black mental health issues, the concept of family and black mothers including our love languages, mother daugther dynamics etc.

09Jan/20

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Black Women Connect! Book Club January 2020 Book Selection: Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta

Are you a Black Woman in Toronto wanting to meet new people and create new networks? Black Women Connect! Book Club is a Toronto-based book and social club that focuses on celebratingRead More…

23Jul/19

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17 Career Management Books for Black Women by Black Women

It is July and we are over halfway through 2019, time to think about your career!  I hope these books help you as you think of growing both professionally and financially, theseRead More…

16Jul/19

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Black Women Connect Book Club Meeting My Sister The serial Killer

July Book Club Meeting

Are you a Black Woman in Toronto wanting to meet new people and create new networks? Black Women Connect! Book Club is a Toronto-based book and social club that focuses on celebratingRead More…

18Jan/19

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Goodreads Challenge: Things Are Good Now by Djamila Ibrahim

My goal is to read 250 books as part of the Goodreads challenge for 2019. I recently completed Book #3 of 250 books in 2019! I found this little book called ThingsRead More…

15Jan/19

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Black Women Connect! Book Club 2019 Reading List

We have an exciting reading list for 2019! From black science fiction, to historical dramas to biographies, we have books of all genres and styles to interest various readers. We look forwardRead More…

24Dec/18

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January Book Club Meeting

Black Women Connect! Book Club January 2019 Meeting will be held on January 25th at 7:00 PM. 791 St Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario. January book: Washington Black by Esi Eduygyan   Read More…

01Oct/18

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October Book Club Meeting - Brother by David Chariandy

October Book Club Meeting – Brother by David Chariandy

The Black Women Connect Book Club October Book Selection is:  Brother by David Chariandy An intensely beautiful, searingly powerful, tightly constructed novel, Brother explores questions of masculinity, family, race, and identity asRead More…

01Sep/18

September Book Club Meeting: Small Island by Andrea Levy

Black Women Book Club pick for September is Small Island. Small Island is an international bestseller. It won the Orange Prize for Fiction, The Orange Prize for Fiction: Best of the Best,Read More…

29Aug/18

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Tayari Jones: An American Marriage by Toronto Public Library

Good evening! I created an event in our group to attend the talk by Tayari Jones on An American Marriage at the Toronto Reference Library. I will update closer to date whenRead More…

02Aug/18

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August Book Club Meeting: An American Marriage: A Novel

August 2018 Book Club Selection: An American Marriage

Black Women Connect Book Club meetings take place the last Friday of each month. At our August 30th, 2018 Book club meeting we will discuss: An American Marriage – Tayari Jones “HauntingRead More…

21Mar/18

March Newsletter

Welcome to Spring and to our March Newsletter! During Women’s History Month, it is great to read our March book Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, the first woman to win the National Book Award twice forRead More…

09Jan/18

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January 2018 – Book Club Selection

Black Women Connect Book Club Selection for January is Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin. Go Tell It on the Mountain is James Baldwin’s first and to some critics his greatestRead More…