And are we going to have to play twenty questions and end up late for our facials, or are you going to give it up easily to me this morning just like you did last night…? …I wanna know just how high that vanilla cone stacked up after a lifetime of chocolate.
I think it was important to show what happens behind the scenes, and how Black women in this industry who don’t fit the white, straight, thin ideal are being treated. I think people just see it as this very glamorous job, and in some ways it is,
We still had our three babies—Deja, Kassim and this place Grits. When we realized those were the only things holding us together, we knew it would be better to dissolve our marriage than to go on as what we had become. Well, I knew.
Kiley Reid, author of the New York Times bestseller ☛SUCH A FUN AGE, just shared the cover of her next novel ☛COME & GET IT [pub: G.P. Putnam’s Sons] on Instagram earlier today. Come & Get It drops early next year on January 9th and by the looks of things is a future book club selection of actress and avid reader Reese Witherspoon.
I wish I could remember which bookstagrammer first put me on to Liv Little’s debut novel ☛ROSEWATER [pub: Get Lifted Books]. I can’t. Forgive me. Grateful nonetheless to add this “sensuous, urgent, and pulsating” queer love story to my immediate TBR list.