Summer Reading List

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Our Top 10 Book Picks for Those Long, Hot Days

Whether you're talki¬ng about lounging on the beach, heading on a road trip or just enjoying a long, lazy afternoon, there's nothing like a good book to top off your summer day. Wondering which books to delve into? No worries. We've got you covered with our list of the best summer reads.

Beach Reading

Angie Stone: Stoned Love

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Angie Stone on new album, returning to her roots and why she won’t be working with D’Angelo

Soul singer Angie Stone, along with British sensation Emeli Sandé and urban alternative songstress Janelle Monáe, headlined the 2012 Tobago Jazz Experience April 25–29. Before taking the stage to close out the Beach Jazz Fiesta on a rainy Sunday night at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Stone took some time out to clear up a few things—the first being her return to her “roots” with her anticipated album, Rich Girl.

10 Questions For Nicole Ari Parker

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With unforgettable roles in films like Remember the Titans and Dancing in September and her legendary role as Teri Joseph in the Soul Food television series opposite real-life husband Boris Kodjoe, it’s not surprising that Nicole Ari Parker’s name has become virtually synonymous with smarts, sass and class. Adding another star to her already stellar resume, the L.A.-based dynamo, mother to Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe, 7 and Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe, 5-- is currently playing her role of a lifetime as Blanche DuBois in the classic Tennessee Williams Broadway play, A Streetcar Named Desire, alongside Blair Underwood and an all African-American cast.

We have 10 revealing questions for the talented beauty.


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