How incredible phenomenal is this book. I couldn't put it down. Engaging masterpiece of short stories that are not limited to the black experience. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Butterflyzoom
I saw this book mentioned in a list for books every black american should read. Although I am not a fan of short story collections, this writer has a fresh perspective on relevant... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Overwhelmed Counselor
I first saw Evans at an AWP conference a few years ago and loved the way she spoke. When I heard the title of her book, I knew I had to read her writing. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Melanie Page
There's one story in this collection that is fantastic. The one about the soldier returning from Iraq. Can't think of its title. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Collette Funkhauser
Each story in this book is full of raw emotion. These characters' experiences bring up lots of questions and truths about society.Published 7 months ago by flyingscwirl
I loved this book! It was just so fresh and so different from any other novels about African Americans that I have read. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jay Kay
"I didn't feel anymore like being myself was something for which I owed the world an apology."
That brilliant quote, ladies and gentleman, is from Before You... Read more