Book Review: On the Come Up

*spoilers ahead* Synopsis Sixteen-year-old Bri is the daughter of underground rap legend, Lawless. She dreams of making it big as a rapper one day, not just because she knows it's her calling but because she knows it could get herself and her family out of Garden Heights. After an incident at her school, she writes... Continue Reading →

Tiny Books

What do we love more than books? Miniature books! I saw this in the New York Times last week and I couldn't help but share. There are 950 mini volumes on display right now at the Grolier Club in New York City. Most of the books are one to three inches high, and can be... Continue Reading →

Children’s Review: Firebird

Synopsis In Firebird, ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird. Copeland, who is an American Ballet Theatre soloist, writes to a young dance with fragile confidence. She encourages the young girl that through hard work and determination, she too can reach the same highs Copeland has in her career.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: American Panda

Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Mei has just started at MIT as a premed student. Her Taiwanese parents have pressured her all her life to do well in school so that she can become a doctor one day, but weeks into her first semester Mei decides it's not what she wants. She hates studying biology, is terrified of... Continue Reading →

March TBR

It's officially the best month of the year! Here's my March TBR lineup (for now)... To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh Evidence by Mary Oliver American Panda by Gloria Chao On the Come Up by Angie Thomas The Thousandth Floor by Katherine... Continue Reading →

February Wrap-Up

Hello all! Can you believe it's finally the end of the month? I don't know about you but I'm feeling twenty-two February was not a good month. Maybe it was the fact the we had such horrible weather for days on end or that I was sick towards the end of the month which was... Continue Reading →

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