Top Shelf November: Friday Black

Friday Black, by debut author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, creates a universe that mirrors humanity’s darkest sins and despairing hopes. Adjei-Brenyah creates relatable and ordinary characters that are thrust into a hyperbolized structure of the world and his superlative writing easily breeds dark wonders that invoke raw reactions. I opened this book with no specific expectations … Continue reading Top Shelf November: Friday Black

The Romance Bookshelves—Where Vampires and Christmas Collide

By Cathy Maxwell I had so much to tell you in the September column, but then I was caught up in the hurricane evacuation in North Carolina. It is a long story. It included four dogs, two cats, one grandson, and a betta fish. All are safe and I’m back in time for the curious … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves—Where Vampires and Christmas Collide