We’re re-reading our favorite books from grade school to see if they measure up. You can read along with us for a chance to win a swag bag from HYR and Literary Book Gifts for our first annual Back To School Book Club!
Two girls go away on holiday. One girl comes back. When two young girls meet two young men, fresh out of prison, on their way to London a wary mother looks on while thinking of a way to make sure the girls make it to their intended destination. When the witness, Ella, fails to take […]
Feels Like: Stephen King’s Carrie character was sent to boarding school and is still getting bullied. Step into the world, past and present, of Thornhill Institute. Told in letters from an orphan, Mary, living at Thornhill in the 80’s and illustrations through the point of view of a modern day next door neighbor, Ella, Thornhill […]
The Basics of Graphic Novels… I have to admit that I have always been cynical about comic books and graphic novels. I always thought it was cheating to consider something that could be read so quickly a full-length novel. However, thanks to Book Riot’s reading challenge and some encouraging librarian friends, I decided to delve […]
I was asked to read this collection of poetry in college as part of a reflection and connection project in a creative writing class. I fell in love with the way she described the pain behind the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and I recently felt the urge to revisit it. Colosseum by Katie Ford was […]
Feels like: Getting to know that popular kid at school Shane Dawson is YouTube famous for his crazy, out of control videos and wild ideas. From conspiracy theories to waffle ironing a Barbie doll just because, Shane Dawson is anything but bad content and horrible ideas. Well, maybe not that last one. Shane, your […]