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Monster– A Review

Monster– A Review

My Thoughts Monster provided a unique look at the prejudice and misunderstandings of African Americans. Steve Harmon’s story was a look into Harlem culture specifically. This book examines innocence in light of prejudice. Readers will finish this book feeling a sense of understanding towards African American culture, a sad sense of understanding. This book is a […]

Posted June 28, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 2 Comments
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Speak– A Review

Speak– A Review

My Thoughts Speak is a highly controversial book for some people. Many people have banned it due to the content matter. It should be known that the topic of rape is heavily discussed in this book, thus why many people have issues with the book. Ultimately, this is a fantastic book to have on one’s shelf, […]

Posted June 22, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 1 Comment
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Out of Darkness– A Review

Out of Darkness– A Review

My Thoughts Out of Darkness is a tough book to read due to dark themes, but readers should not be dissuaded. This book puts a spotlight on racism in the south. East Texas during the 1930’s was a highly racist time period for anyone who was not white. This book dives into racism that is […]

Posted June 15, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 1 Comment
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Z for Zachariah– A Review

Z for Zachariah– A Review

My Thoughts Z for Zachariah is a classic novel in YA literature. This book is told in a diary format which lends well to newer readers. This novel is strong for the simple language and the attention to detail. Diary formats are great for younger and newer readers because it allows the reader an easier […]

Posted June 11, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 0 Comments
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Waiting on Wednesday (132)

Waiting on Wednesday (132)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that bloggers are most excited about.  This week’s I-can’t-wait book is In a Perfect World by Trish Doller. This young adult contemporary will be out May 23, 2017, by Simon Pulse. Waiting on Wednesday Why We’re Waiting Jess   • So, what book are YOU waiting for […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (131)

Waiting on Wednesday (131)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that bloggers are most excited about.  This week’s I-can’t-wait book is Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare. This young adult urban fantasy will be out May 23, 2017, by Margaret K. McElderry Books. Waiting on Wednesday Why We’re Waiting Jess Gah, GUYS! I can not even […]

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Once and for All– A Review

Once and for All– A Review

My Thoughts I picked up Sarah Dessen’s upcoming book at the Texas Library Association Conference last month. I was lucky enough to grab a copy before all the other librarians snatched them up. I finished reading A Court of Wings and Ruin and needed something totally different. I figured it was about time I start […]

Posted May 9, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, books, Reviews / 0 Comments
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