I’ve read every Discovery tie-in book released and I really enjoyed this one, partly due to the fact that I’ve been hoping for a Pike spin-off. Although CBS may not be planning on producing one, The Enterprise War it the closet fans can get to it for now. It was a good story, not great, […]Read More My 3 Sentence Book Review: Star Trek: Discovery: The Enterprise War
My grandmother was 93. Sharp tongued, sharp minded, and stubborn. My grandfather passed away at 96. It puts a lot of things into perspective: life, heritage, and the legacies we inherit or leave behind. I remember the last conversation I had with my grandfather. As we reminisced about my youth and infantile shenanigans, he brought […]Read More Who Are You Raising Your Children to Be?
They say happy girls are the prettiest. When she smiled her beauty would often serenade my heart and seduce the mind with the subtle flicker of her eyelids. But like sunlight trying to shine through gloomy grey skies, her moments of happiness became few and far apart. These moments of happiness became so infrequent I […]Read More You’re in Love with A Snake Charmer
There was a time when the rest of continent had been liberated and South Africa was the only nation left. Countries like Zimbabwe, Zambia and many others stood with you in your yearning for majority rule, democracy, and the end of apartheid. These countries and their people not only used their resources and newfound freedom […]Read More Dear South Africans, Why Have You Forgotten?
Suppose Bigfoot was more than just a cryptozoological creature. Suppose he was a symbol of human intrigue, imagination, and our tenacious pursuit of the unknown—a metaphor for the elusive nature of our personal pursuits and our journey towards self-discovery, would that change your perspective on life? We are all in search of something. For some, […]Read More Bigfoot is Real
“I think you’re cool and all, but I don’t get any romantic vibes between us.” I used to average about three of those conversations a year. Sometimes, I was the rejector and, in others, the rejected. Whichever side you’re on in the conversation, rejection can be a bitch, but through it all, I’ve come to […]Read More What Rejection Taught Me
I’m lazy, but always eager to share my reading choices from popular Good Black Reads Instagram page. So I write 3 sentence book reviews! Today’s review: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Erma Bombeck said there is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and […]Read More My 3 Sentence Book Review: Born a Crime