Book Review: Long Division by Kiese Laymon

Long Division by Kiese LaymonMy rating: 5 of 5 stars When a book is really good, I’m excited to get to the end to see what happens, but when a book is great, I’m most anticipating reading it again in the future. In Long Division, Citoyen ‘City’ Coldson is a wave brush-toting, slick-talking high schooler, growing up in present day Mississippi. After getting into a bit of trouble at school,...

I Should Know Yours

My Dear Child,      You’d be about about five months old, today. I can’t tell you your exact birthday, but I can tell you we would’ve shared the birth month of March. I thought it was the coolest thing in the world, when I realized that. Your mother on the other hand, took it as a sign that you were already picking up your father’s habits. Five months would...