Brickie Blogs & Excerpts

August 25, 2018

Ivy
“Vee, you can’t seriously be throwing a housewarming party without chicken wings. Like, what are we supposed to eat?”
“Well, you can start with that white shit you brought a ten gallon bowl of, since nobody else is gonna touch it.”
I loved Lynn with all my heart, but...

I’d never owned a suitcase. Seemed like there was some kind of unwritten rule against it in the foster care circuit, because from the age of five when both my adoptive parents died in a car accident, to the age of twelve when the Brooks took me in, every time I was bei...

April 22, 2018

He was late. I looked better than any woman in the entire restaurant, hell the entire city for that matter, and Demarkaveon, the blind date from God knows where, was late. And not just regular late, like damn near an hour late. And I wasn’t the pickiest woman, but at t...

January 20, 2018

Shawni

“Shawni, please tell me you’re not wearing that plain ass black dress. The Grove is gonna be crawling with snacks, and you’re looking like an actual trash bag.”

A woman with lesser confidence would've found Kendra’s insults offensive. But she’d been my best friend...

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