On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

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 and records … Continue reading On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Book + Movie Review)

*spoilers ahead* Synopsis To echo every other reader in the universe, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is one powerful book. Starr Carter witnesses the shooting of her childhood friend Khalil by a police officer. What happens next shakes her world in more ways than she could have ever imagined. At first she refuses … Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Book + Movie Review)