#May19Review2

Today's review is for Hope Nation by Rose Brock. Some of the stories in this book are heartbreaking, but they are all filled with some sort of hope. The stories are also filled with excellent advice. Reading these stories, I felt like I was getting to know the authors featured in this book more. The stories … Continue reading #May19Review2

Advertisements

#May19Review1

Today's review is for Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn This is such an important book. Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile is about a woman, Mary Lemist Titcomb who wanted to further her education. when she was growing up, there weren't too many opportunities for women … Continue reading #May19Review1

#April19Review4

Today's review is for the graphic novel New Kid by Jerry Craft. CW/TW: Racism, racial profiling. This is a great middle-grade graphic novel. New Kid has a great story that tackles important topics such as lack of diversity at a private school, racism, racial profiling, and judging people without knowing them first. While this is a middle-grade … Continue reading #April19Review4

#April19Review2

Today's review is for On The Come Up by Angie Thomas.  You can also find this review on Goodreads. CW/TW: Gang violence, racial profiling, death, drugs Angie Thomas has done it again! This book was amazing, and I love that it was set in Garden Heights, it felt familiar but the story is so different. I loved … Continue reading #April19Review2

#April19Review1

Today's review is for The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan.  This review can also be found on Goodreads. CW/TW: Depression, Suicide *Disclaimer: Seek out own voices reviews for cultural representation. This book was heartbreaking and beautiful. The writing was so lyrical. I loved the flashback and memory scenes. I loved the relationship … Continue reading #April19Review1

#March19Review4

Today's review is for Enchantée by Gita Trelease, you can also find this review on Goodreads. This book was everything I wanted. I've made it no secret that I love historical fiction, but add in magic it's a game changer. I felt that the setting was extremely immersive and descriptive but the descriptions showed and didn't really tell. … Continue reading #March19Review4

#March19Review2

Today's review is for This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab.  This review can also be found on Goodreads. I loved this book, it was so different and unique. I loved how it started off from two different points of view (there are very few books I've enjoyed from multiple POVs) and how well the two stories … Continue reading #March19Review2

#March19Review1

Today's review is for Tears of Water by Alicia Keys.  This review can also be found on Goodreads. I think there's a poem in this collection that everyone can relate too. One of my favorite poems was "Cosmopolitan Woman, " and I loved the story of why Alicia wrote the poem. Another aspect of this collection that … Continue reading #March19Review1