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MOST RECENT

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Been slacking on book posts. June/July reads 💕 #curlsandbooks



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Children of Blood and Bone
I got to participate in a lit book club. It amazes me how Instagram can bring people together. One of my favorite things about this book was the symbolism of Yoruba religions that was infused throughout. Not to mention a bad ass female protagonist.
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House on Mango Street
A classic. I read it in like sixth grade but I don’t think I ever truly appreciated it. Sandra Cisneros weaves together poetry, story telling, and bilingualism in such a cohesive and nuanced way.
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The Rose That Grew From Concrete
Another book I’ve read before but came back to. This book meant so much to me as a young person. Reading it was like stepping back into my 16 year old self.
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Every Watering Word
This poetess and doctor is a powerhouse! From her wonderfully robust and juicy vocabulary to the strength of her tone and imagery I enjoyed this collection of poems so much. My favorite line “a woman wandering into herself,” perfectly describes how I felt while reading.

#bookstagram #booknerd
#sendmebooks #lovetoread #readingteacher #curlsandbooks #poets
#writersofcolor #booklover #summerbookcollection #summerreads #diversespines #bookgoals #getoutsideandread #booksmakethebestfriends #tomiadeyemi
#sandracisneros #tupacshakur
#childrenofbloodandbone #thehouseonmangostreet #therosethatgrewfromconcrete #everywateringword #sendmebooks #readinglist2018 #bookbuzz #booksofig #books📚 #goodreads #bookselfie

We all know forgiving others for the harm, sadness, or pain they have inflicted on our lives is tough.
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When people ask me how I was able to get over the season that was my spiritual attack and the depression that followed suit, I say, I simply wanted life and to live more abundantly.
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I knew I would never be able to put the pieces of my life back together if I kept ruminating over who was responsible for what. .
And that's what forgiveness is and does.
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It's an act of freedom that gives God the space to fill you up with more life, love, and peace. .
Ch 7 of #TheAudacitytoFinish talks this and so much more!
Don't forget to get your copy!
Available now on Amazon

Been slacking on book posts. June/July reads 💕 #curlsandbooks



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Children of Blood and Bone
I got to participate in a lit book club. It amazes me how Instagram can bring people together. One of my favorite things about this book was the symbolism of Yoruba religions that was infused throughout. Not to mention a bad ass female protagonist.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
House on Mango Street
A classic. I read it in like sixth grade but I don’t think I ever truly appreciated it. Sandra Cisneros weaves together poetry, story telling, and bilingualism in such a cohesive and nuanced way.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The Rose That Grew From Concrete
Another book I’ve read before but came back to. This book meant so much to me as a young person. Reading it was like stepping back into my 16 year old self.
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Every Watering Word
This poetess and doctor is a powerhouse! From her wonderfully robust and juicy vocabulary to the strength of her tone and imagery I enjoyed this collection of poems so much. My favorite line “a woman wandering into herself,” perfectly describes how I felt while reading.

#bookstagram #booknerd
#sendmebooks #lovetoread #readingteacher #curlsandbooks #poets
#writersofcolor #booklover #summerbookcollection #summerreads #diversespines #bookgoals #getoutsideandread #booksmakethebestfriends #tomiadeyemi
#sandracisneros #tupacshakur
#childrenofbloodandbone #thehouseonmangostreet #therosethatgrewfromconcrete #everywateringword #sendmebooks #readinglist2018 #bookbuzz #booksofig #books📚 #goodreads

I can’t get any reading in lately because adulting is getting in my way! ☹️😂 and my focus sucks!
This is me, well my Bitmoji, walking away trying to find a quiet place to read with 1 million books (not really a million but it’s a lot) on my TBR list. All while giving major annoyed-face.
Ok I’m done! 😂😂
#curlsandbooks #bitmoji #bookstagram #bookselfie #womenwhoread #blackgirlsread #browngirlsread #bookish #adulting #adult #responsibility #bibliophile #curlsnbooks

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"The game changes every day, so obsolete is the fists and marches / Speeches only reaches those who already know about it / This is how we go about it.” -Andre 3000

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‘Wow, she looks like me and went to space?!’- Amaya learning about the first African American astronaut Dr Mae Jemison. Thanks @tipasse for getting us this book and thanks @vashtiharrison for creating it
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#booksforblackgirls #liamaya #curlykids #becauseofthemwecan #representationmatters #readingrainbow #hairbythehairoine #naturalhair #afrogerman #afropean #afrodeutsch #littleleaders #boldwomeninblackhistory #boldwomen #curlsandbooks #littlecurlsandbooks #lilcurlsandbooks #bookselfie #bookstagram

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I swear you land in Paris and you automatically have a book and glass of wine in your hand. 🇫🇷 c’est bon d’être ici 😍
#curlsandbooks #bookselfie #jofranco #bookstagram #read #reading #book #books #booksoverseas #womenwhoread #browngirlsread #blackgirlsread #curlygirlsread #traveler #travelblogger #travelvlogger

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S M A L L B U T M I G H T Y
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"Rachel is symbolic of socially acceptable ideals that we don't measure up to - the ideal look, background, skills etc. So we act to prove our worth in order to be admired and accepted by others...But not even the gifts God gives us can replace Him as the ultimate source of our value. We are precious because He loves us!" - Leah, Uche Odedo
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This is one of the books I bought recently. It's a small book, no larger than my palm and only 112 pages long but it carries a powerful message. Most are familiar with the story of Jacob, Laban and his two daughters - Leah and Rachel and how Laban tricked Jacob into working for him for 14 years as dowry for his daughters. This book provides a back story to that tale but from Leah's perspective. .
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Leah has always been looked at as the cheat, the one who stole her sister's husband but Odedo presents this story in a different way and sheds light on the many troubles Leah faced from constantly being rejected, always seeking approval and being second best. She has successfully shown that Leah's story is one of Love and acceptance and is a reminder of God's grace. .
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This was a quick read, I finished it last night in one sitting. It was a great way to end the night, to be reminded of God's love for us no matter how much rejection we face. The only other book I've read that covers Leah's story is Angie Smith's What Women Fear. Both books perfectly complement each other and I highly recommend them. Thank you @ucheodedo for this little book, it's a gem. .
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#inspiritreviews #bookreviews #bookrecommendation

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I swear you land in Paris and you automatically have a book and glass of wine in your hand. 🇫🇷 c’est bon d’être ici 😍
#curlsandbooks #bookselfie #jofranco #bookstagram #read #reading #book #books #booksoverseas #womenwhoread #browngirlsread #blackgirlsread #curlygirlsread #traveler #travelblogger #travelvlogger

Happy Tuesday beautiful people 🇳🇬
I need your help!! I read ‘Americanah’ a few years ago and was not impressed... I was rummaging through my library at home this morning and found the book at the back of the shelf. Should I take it back to London, give it another chance and re-read it? I kind of want to but I have so many other books waiting to be read that I don’t want to waste my time... What’s the verdict? 🇳🇬
#americanah #chimamandangoziadichie #nigerianliterature #nigerian #nigeria #bookpost #bookstagramafrica #curlsandbooks #bookish #bookpost #reread #reading #goodmorning #booksandtravel #undecided #bookworm #bookwormproblems

Yesterday was #NationalIceCreamDay and I enjoyed it with my better half, ice cream, my kindle and the amazing weather that was in Decatur. Did you get ice cream yesterday?? What is your favorite flavor?
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My most recent travel Tuesday video features why I love the kindle so much, which is linked in my bio! Also look out for a video on how I read on my kindle! *
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#blackgirlsread #blackgirlsblog #blackgirlswhoread #blackgirlswhoblog #curlsandbooks #icecream #kindle #amazonkindle #plussize #plussizefashion #bookblog #bookblogger #bookstagram #naturalhair #icecream #atlantablogger #decatur #jenissplendidicecream #ereader #summer #atlantasummer #olympus #microfourthirds

MY READS: Assata: An Autobiography Explanation of why I haven’t finished this yet in my IG Stories. Basically life and calling myself reading multiple books at the same time knowing damn well I’m a “read at your own pace type of girl”. .
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#curlsandbooks #curlsnbooks #bookstagram #assatashakur #assataanautobiography #womenwhowrite #womenwhoread #blackgirlsread #browngirlsread #curlygirlsread #autobiography #bibliophile

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books bring so much color into my world. 🌍 I know a lot of people find reading to be boring but it actually enhances your lifestyle and makes you more interesting—the more you know the more you can teach, share and talk about 😉 #glambistrobookshare #curlsandbooks #womenwhoread #bookstagram #bibliophile

books bring so much color into my world. 🌍 I know a lot of people find reading to be boring but it actually enhances your lifestyle and makes you more interesting—the more you know the more you can teach, share and talk about 😉 #glambistrobookshare

Just adore her page! Curls & Books goals!
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Page 36. ❤️🙌🏼 Thank you @ladybookmad once again for writing something so incredibly inspiring and real. I didn’t think it was possible for the second book to be even more brilliant and passionately written as the first, but yet again I’m sobbing.❤️🙌🏼😭 Also, thank you for pages 156 & 157.
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Such a fun day sharing my work with the @roosterharlem community ✨✨
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Thanks to @kerbster284 for 📸
And of course @celineelisemua for making me radiate💄👑💁🏾‍♀️
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👚 @myobioma

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