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Book Review: The Fires of Vengeance (The Burning, #2) by Evan Winter

The Fires of Vengeance is an epic follow up to The Rage of Dragons. This review has spoilers for Book 1, The Rage of Dragons… So if you haven’t read The Rage of Dragons, and don’t want it completely and utterly spoiled, know that The Fires of Vengence was delightful, and you should read Book …

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Book Review: The Rage of Dragons (The Burning, #1) by Evan Winter

Let me preface by saying I am not the target audience for this book. Black men who enjoy fantasy and military strategy novels are probably the intended audience. And I’ll admit, I was reluctant to read it for the book club I joined. I read contemporary, literary fiction and science fiction. I hardly ever read …

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Teaching America (to foreigners) in the time of Black Oppression…

I’m not feeling America right now. I haven’t been for a while. I’ve been teaching lessons on America, via English lessons to a student in China. It’s a whole unit about American culture. Which is all fine and good, I guess. I have some concerns about how they portray certain aspects of American culture—like how …

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Eight mistakes I made balancing my role as a mom and an author

Not taking some time out to focus on just being a Mom. I’ve been working since the day my little one was born. I’ve never taken a break to just enjoy being around her. Get into a rhythm of being a Mom. I’m more scatterbrained than ever. And a schedule for us, It doesn’t exist. …

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