This month I read Push by Sapphire.
Push is about a sixteen year old, African American girl, named Precious, living in Harlem, who lives with her welfare-collecting mother and has already had two children, both by her biological father who is out of the picture in her home…Continue
Holy moley, it's the end of sophomore year already! Where has time gone, and where have I been while it was running at the speed of an Ethiopian track star? It seems like it was just yesterday that I was becoming a freshman and getting hopelessly lost in the seemingly enormous halls of William Fremd High School, and yet I'm this close to being an upperclassman.…Continue
I've had the book Bar Code Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn sitting on my bookshelf for years but only just read it. The concept always interested me, especially recently as the dystopian genre has been gaining momentum.
The whole pretense of the book is that it is the future and the new conveniency is this bar code tattoo that you can get which identifies you. You use this…Continue
This month I read Coraline by Neil Gaiman. After watching the film so many times that I can say the entire script along with the movies (I'm watching it as I type this blog post), I realized it was about time to read the book.
The premise of Coraline is that in Coraline's new home, there is a tiny door…Continue