A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Diverse Contemporary Target Audience: 13+ Rating: A+ (100%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description:It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week!

"“People see what they expect to see,” he says sharply. “Through a filter of their own hatred and prejudice.”" ― Laurie Forest, The Black Witch

NaNoWriMo Results

In case the picture didn't give it away, I WON! I am officially a NaNoWriMo winner! I knuckled down and wrote a shit tone of wordage in the span of a month. I finished a book! That's super exciting and I'm so freaking proud of myself.  Currently the book is taking some personal quiet time and... Continue Reading →

THE BLACK WITCH – Laurie Forest (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! The first book in the Black Witch Chronicles. Genre: Young Adult – Fantasy Target Audience: 14+  Rating: B (76%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of the last prophesied Black Witch, Carnissa Gardner, who drove back the enemy forces and saved the Gardnerian people during the Realm War. But while she... Continue Reading →

A WordPress.com Website.

Up ↑