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 Things Are Good Now, released last year by Djamila Ibrahim. She is an Ethiopian-born writer who moved to Canada in 1990. This book is

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 forward to you attending our book club meetings and social event sin 2019! January  Washington Black – Esi Edugyan February  Becoming – Michelle Obama

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    About the book: Booker Prize Carnegie Medal Finalist Giller Prize, Canada Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize About the Book A dazzling, original novel

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 as they are played out in a Scarborough housing complex during the sweltering heat and simmering violence of the summer of 1991. With shimmering

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, The Whitbread Novel Award, The Whitbread Book of the Year Award, and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. It has now been adapted for the

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 for Fiction. “I like to think I know what death is,” Ward begins in Sing, Unburied, Sing. “I like to think it’s something I

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 greatest novel. Like much of Baldwin’s writing, it draws heavily on his own intense childhood experiences with religious doubt, racism, sexual ambivalence, and a