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  • These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card

    These Ghosts Are Family is Maisy Card’s debut novel that features a multi-generational narration from 1700s to 2000s. These Ghosts Are Family opens with the revelation of Stanford Solomon’s three decade long secret- he is not who he says he is. Thirty years ago, Stanford Solomon, who is actually Abel Paisley assumed the identity of […]

  • Five Books To Get Your Work Year Started

    The books I read in January are mostly non-fiction or “how-to” books that will help with my career and life goals. I do this because I want to learn more about how I can get the best out of my year. I also want to see what new habits I can form that will lead […]

  • My Year As A Caribbean Bookstagrammer

    Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes. How do you measure a year in the life of a Caribbean Bookstagrammer? I keep inserting the word Caribbean before Bookstagrammer because I think it is important for me to remind myself and you where I am from and why I started this Bookstagram page to begin with. […]

  • Top Reads for 2019

    2019 was such a great reading year for me; I know this because this initial list was just over 30 book. I had a difficult time narrowing down my selection to 14 books. When you’ve read 140 books for the year, how exactly do you pick the top 10%?  Here’s why these books made the […]

  • Cindy’s Bucket-List

    Hello All, Outside of reading, I have a list of things I want to do and places I want to see before I die! I decided to place this list here and update as I get them ticked off! Let the adventure begin! See all 7 New Wonders of the World Machu Picchu in Peru  […]

  • 2019 BookOfCinz Book Club Book List

    In January 2019 I started the BookOfCinz Book Club as a way to meet other readers and to push my #ReadCaribbean agenda. The goal of the book club is to have more persons reading Caribbean Literature, specifically from Women from the Caribbean and Caribbean Heritage. We have strayed a bit from this goal but for […]

  • 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 […]

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