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Book Review: Dear Women I Haven’t Slept With

Every now and then there comes along a book that blurs the line of fiction and nonfiction, a book so entertaining and true that it’s hard to draw the line between fact and fiction. Dear Women I Haven’t Slept With  by Bryant Buntin is one of those books. The book is about a popular blogger…

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Get Out touches on racism in a psychological way

  Ending Black History Month the correct way, actor Jordan Peele releases his movie Get Out. This movie has only been out for three days and it already causing a frenzy. The first day, this thriller scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Get Out touches on racism, followed by fear and paranoia. The movie shows the…

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Kandi Burruss and Yandy Smith Have a New Book for Working Moms

On this post of Closed Books Don’t Get Read, we are very excited about the upcoming book from Kandi Burruss and Yandy Smith.  The Grammy Award winner singer/songwriter linked up with the entrepreneur/reality television star to create a book to help business moms in their juggle between work life and mommy life. Babies, Breastfeed, and…

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All Hail the Queen: 3D Na’tee

Remember when femcees had crazy lyrical skills, integrity, a lot of consciousness and sex appeal? Think, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah  (okay, well maybe not the sex appeal part there but you get the point), Lauryn Hill, and Remy Ma. Fortunately, it appears those days are coming back.  We know that Remy Ma has been smashing…

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A Deeper Look At Birth of a Nation

Birth of a Nation, the movie about slave rebellion leader Nat Turner, finally premiered in theaters. The movie was a cinematic masterpiece that encapsulated the era and the rebellion perfectly. The acting was superb, the score was fitting, and the visuals were stunning enough to send shivers down the spine. In short, the movie was…

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Book Review: The Blackbirds by Eric Jerome Dickey

New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey has been winning over audiences for nearly twenty years by painting vivid pictures like a literary Picasso. Over the years, he has created a diverse set of compelling characters that seem to have a real life of their own. In his latest offering, The Blackbirds, a lot…

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