The Oracle of Stamboul

First impressions are important. Late last year I received a package of advance review copies from Harper Books, and my eye was immediately drawn to the package that was gorgeously wrapped in purple. It was the first thing I touched, and I was even more dazzled by the gold lining inside. As I said inContinue reading “The Oracle of Stamboul”

Some Sing, Some Cry

Cross-posted on PostBourgie. Some Sing, Some Cry is a sweeping family saga that spans seven generations of the Mayfield family. It begins with Ma Bette, the Mayfield matriarch, and her granddaughter Eudora as they leave Sweet Tamarind, the planation where they’ve spent their entire lives, and head to Charleston to begin their lives anew. InContinue reading “Some Sing, Some Cry”