The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Summary  Set in the author’s girlhood hometown of Lorain, Ohio, The Bluest Eye tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds …

The Sunday Post (6.26)

Happy Sunday! Hello, faithful readers! I hope your Sunday morning has been wonderfully lazy. Better yet, I hope you’re hunched over a good book with a lot of good coffee. Things have been a little crazy in my world, but this morning I slept in till 7am and it was AWESOME. I missed seeing the sunrise, but …

Thursday Quotables: The Bluest Eye

Yesterday I picked up the next book on my TBR shelf for July, The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, expecting an exceptional book. Somehow, beyond comprehension, I found something so much more, something that rattled and changed me in the deepest depths within me. I won’t say much more about it now, because you’ll read it …