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  • BookofCinz Book Club FAQ

    About | The BookOfCinz Book Club was founded in January 2019 with the aim of getting persons to read, read more and read widely. Caribbean Girl, Reading the World is not just a tagline, as such, majority of the books we have been reading is written by women from the Caribbean or Caribbean heritage. How […]

  • Tulum, Mexico

    After visiting Tulum, specifically the Tulum beach stretch, I said “if Instagram and Pinterest were locations, Tulum would be it…” Everywhere on the Tulum beach stretch is insanely well design, kept and beautiful. We spent a total of three and a half day in Tulum town and we managed to do and see so much. […]

  • Havana, Cuba

    Since I was a child I have always wanted to visit Cuba. Cuba is Jamaica’s closest neighbor- I was told if I climbed Blue Mountain and if it was a really clear day, I could see Cuba… I did not see Cuba. Fast forward to eight years and I had the opportunity to visit Cuba […]

  • Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat

    Edwidge Danticat is the queen of short stories and she proves this again with her recently published Everything Inside. Everything Inside is a strong collection of stories filled with complex characters, all dealing with major issues, trying to navigate life with Haiti being sometimes at the center of the narrative. I am such a fan […]

  • Frying Plantains by Zalika Reid-Benta

    Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta is a sizzling and wonderous debut novel that you will fly through and absolutely love- I promise you! I sat down and read Frying Plantain in one sitting, it was utterly interesting and delightful. Frying Plantain is a collection of twelve interconnected stories that follows Kara Davis from elementary school […]

  • The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull

    And they didn’t invade. They arrived… Cadwell Turnbull’s debut novel The Lesson  is unlike anything I have ever read before and I cannot stop talking about it and I didn’t want it to end. Set on the U.S. Virgin Islands, we meet the members of the community of Charlotte Amalie-like most Islanders, they are pretty […]

  • May-August 2019: Wrap Up

    I took a break from doing monthly wrap-ups because it was getting a bit draining, but in the last four months I have read some amazing books that I cannot shut up about. I wanted to highlight my standout reads from May-August! I managed to narrow down my selection down to 11 must reads! Here […]

  • Oahu, Hawaii

    I had the pleasure of ringing in my 32nd birthday on the beautiful island of Oahu, Honolulu. I was blown away and left speechless by how beautiful this island is. This is one of my favorite destinations and I know I will return to explore more. Oahu is the perfect place for adventurers and outdoorsy […]

  • Kauai, Hawaii

    In May 2019 I had the amazing opportunity to visit Kauai for one of my friend’s wedding. I am generally not a fan of destination weddings, however, when the destination is paradise, I am all for it. For five days I had the opportunity to explore Kauai, I didn’t get to do as much as […]

  • Stand Out Books For The Year So Far

    Where is the year going?!!! I feel like I just did a post about my favourite books for 2018, how am I doing a wrap up for the first half of the year already?!! My bookish goal for this year is to read 120 books as opposed to the 200 I have read in 2019. […]

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