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Sister You Are More Than Your assETS: A Review

This is another stop on a new slate of reviews I'll be posting on Nikki-Michelle's Spot. Before I ever had dreams of becoming a writer, I was a reader. That hasn't changed. I love to read. A good book can always take me away like Calgon.  Next up, Sister You Are More Than Your assETS by Angelia Vernon Menchan. I should note that this book is NOT on Kindle Unlimited. As a reader, I'm a fan of Kindle Unlimited. If you're a reader looking to test a new author, KU is a good investment, especially in this market of....eh, that's a story for a different day. Back to Sister You Are More Than Your assETS.

Whew! What can I say? Where do I start? Long before I became a fan of Mrs. Menchan's books, I was a fan of what she calls her 'ramblings' on Facebook. All through her Facebook page you can tell she has pride in herself, pride in her children, pride in her work, and just overall pride in her family and  her life. I would often ask myself what it would be like to have such a positive outlook on life no matter the troubles that come my way. 

Reading this book was like a breath of fresh air and nostalgia. All because some of the lessons I'd learned at a young age and was happy for the refresher. It was wonderful walking down memory lane with a woman I happen to admire greatly. It was almost if she had taken me by the hand and allowed me into her private memory box all the while easing a few lessons in here and there. 


Now if this had actually been the case, there would have been a few times I'd have stopped and gave a differing of opinions on some things as there were a couple I didn't readily agree with. However, I am sure Mama Angie, as I call her, would have welcomed it. She is always open to dialogue even if we don't always agree. 

That's neither here nor there, the bulk of this book is needed and it's needed badly. All young girls should be gifted a copy of this book. After reading mine, I locked it away in my trunk. I'm pretty excited to hand it to my daughter when the time calls for it. I don't know when that time will be, but my spirit will. Reading some of the passages brought tears to my eyes, especially the part where she talks about how her mother was in an abusive relationship and it taught her how she didn't want to be loved. 

That is/was me. I saw my mom endure the same and made up my mind there was no way in heck a man would ever hit me. However, I did find myself being abused in other ways that this book spoke on. This is the second inspirational book I've read by Mama Angie and I hate those kind of books. But Mama Angie has a way with words. Even when she's talking to you, making you hold that mirror in front of your face, she has a way with words that will force you to be honest with yourself.  I don't want to give too much away, but I wholehearted recommend this book. I give this book five pages (think five stars). Nikki-Michelle does indeed say, it would behoove you to get this book. 

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