The Long Takeout is a creative, thoughtful work of fiction. In nine short stories, author Elijah Douresseau chronicles captivating tales that reflect the interconnection between food, culture, and self-discovery.
Book of the Day 4/12/23
It’s National Poetry Month and with “Mapping Home” we get to ask ourselves: What makes a home? Savita Krishnamoorthy and her son Arjun Nagamangalam created a poetry book that mirrors a call and response, a dialogue between time, space, and culture that captures the lens of what manifests from migration from India to the United States.
Book of the Day 3/13/23
Laurie Benson provides a workbook that invites us to examine our cultural and societal relationship with feminine energy.
Book of the Day 3/7/23
Dr. Green’s book is an essential read for any parent, caretaker, teacher, or mentor of teenage girls. Her approach combines holistic medicine with logic and common sense to offer a sustainable approach to mental health that young women can use for the rest of their lives.
Book of the Day 3/2/23
In February, we recognized and celebrated Black History Month. As we now transition to Women’s History Month, this is the perfect book to read. Black Girl White Skin touches on the intersection of identity and provides hope to readers – even in life’s darkest moments.
Book of the Day 2/23/23
Nancy Christie’s novel is a true triumph that reminds you it’s never too late to follow your heart and your dreams. Reinventing Rita begs the question – is fifty too old to start over and reinvent yourself? Throughout the story, it becomes abundantly clear that there is no timeline for self-discovery – and there is always an opportunity get back into the driver’s seat.
Book of the Day 2/8/23
Breaking Free tells a remarkable story that is both haunting and inspirational. It chronicles the author’s struggle through both sexual and mental harassment, how it changed him, and how it led to his growth as an adult.
Book of the Day 1/25/23
Jordan Toma is an inspiring and empowering figure who supports young students with learning disabilities. His life-changing teachings can be learned in his book, I’m Just a Kid with an IEP.
Book of the Day 12/2/22
Everyone’s fighting a battle in life. There is nothing more admirable than having the courage to be open about that battle – and reminding others that there is hope. Our book of the day does just that. Jive Talkin’ Superman is a moving book that takes you on a journey through a young man’s life with autism. As he navigates the many obstacles thrown at him, you’re reminded that life – no matter how unkind – always is filled with hope.
Book of the Day 11/4/22
“Everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about”. This adage is definitive of Diana Hawk’s new young adult masterpiece that mixes the drama and intrigue of Gossip Girl with the magic of the friendships of Harry Potter