Reading List

Lola MagazineBooks, Lola Shreveport

Are you looking for a new and captivating read to dive into? Our list includes the most anticipated books of 2023. We found them all fully engaging and impossible to put down. From fiction, biographies, and thrillers to motivational self-help books, these new releases should …

Our Favorite Memories by Eric Lang

Lola MagazineBooks, Lola Shreveport

We recently sat down with Shreveport’s newest children’s author, Eric Lang. This father of two, has been documenting the funny, innocent things his children say ever since their first words. When his kids showed an interest in learning about some of their favorite memories, Eric …

AudioBook Review: All We Can Save

Lola MagazineBooks, Danielle Williamson Richard

By Danielle Richard Climate. Crisis. Two words that instantly conjure a gut reaction. Everyone feels differently, but they all feel strongly about a topic that is becoming more and more fraught with scary statistics, shameful destruction, and a looming sense of hopelessness. As someone who …

2020 Racial Justice Reading

Lola MagazineBooks

Summer Reading Recommendations This summer has brought an explosion of demand for books written by Black authors, and it has been reported that Black-owned bookstores are already experiencing record sales for June. For Americans looking to educate themselves on the Black experience, it can be …

Audiobook Review: Educated A Memoir

Lola MagazineBooks, Danielle Williamson Richard

Educated, a memoir by Tara Westover, details her unusual upbringing and the monumental journey to a new life, leaving the bizarre world of her youth behind.  Westover takes the reader along as she describes her life growing up with her fundamentalist parents in the rural …

AudioBook Review: Factfulness

Lola MagazineBooks, Community, Danielle Williamson Richard

While I don’t often stray far from my home on my chosen little neighborhood street corner in a very comfortable and familiar part of Northwest Louisiana, I am always up for learning new things about different parts of the world. It’s fascinating to learn parishes, …