Thoughts on “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi

She pulls herself to her feet and palms the tears from her eyes. “Fool yourself all you want, little prince, but don’t feign innocence with me. I won’t let your father get away with what he’s done. I won’t let your ignorance silence my pain.” With that, she disappears. Her…

Thoughts on “Who Runs the World?” by Virginia Bergin

Her name is River. She is fourteen-years-old and she is day-dreaming about the exploration of outer space. It is an autumn evening. Dark is coming soon. She is miles from home. She feels no fear. Why would she? There are no predators. No such thing as ghosts. Fear belongs to…

Thoughts on “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green (+ a HUGE Book Sale!)

* This post is in partnership with Bargain Books to advertise The Warehouse Book Sale (scroll down). Products mentioned in this blog post were purchased by me. Please read my disclaimer. I want to share something Virginia Woolf wrote: ‘English, which can express the thoughts of Hamlet and the tragedy…

My Top 3 Jodi Picoult Picks

Jodi Picoult, an award-winning American writer, has had 23 novels published since 1992. Her novels generally include mystery, crime, justice, romance, thrill, physical/mental illnesses and, most recently, racism and prejudice. I was introduced to Jodi Picoult when I was 13-years-old after I was given a second-hand paperback of Nineteen Minutes.…

Thoughts on “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

He points at me, which means he’s about to go into one of his Khalil philosophical moments. “‘Pac said Thug Life stood for ‘The Hate U Give Little Infants F*cks Everybody.” I raise my eyebrows. “What?” “Listen! The Hate U – the letter U – Give Little Infants F*cks Everybody.…