British Culture: An Introduction

Hello there! My apologies for being absent for so long. I have been busy with school, reading, and writing. Have a good night 🙂 Author: David Christopher The Plot: This educational textbook explains the changes of British culture during the revolutionary 60s and dives deep into the world of the arts that depict and form … Continue reading British Culture: An Introduction

When You Reach Me

Author: Rebecca Stead The Plot: Everything changes for Miranda when her best friend, Sal, stops speaking to her after being punched by a boy they don't even know. Miranda doesn't even know why Sal was punched or why Sal won't talk to her. Then mysterious, anonymous letters start appearing and a hidden house key belonging … Continue reading When You Reach Me

After The Prophet

Author: Lesley Hazleton The Plot: In this nonfiction novel, author Lesley Hazleton gives voices to the characters behind the Shia-Sunni split. With detailed research, impressive characterization of real life people, and skill of page-turning suspense, this story will invite readers to read of the Shia-Sunni split. Throughout the book, readers will read of Muhammad's reign, … Continue reading After The Prophet

Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott The Plot: In this acclaimed novel by Louisa May Alcott, the story narrates a detailed and glorious story of four sisters. These four sisters are raised in a home of love and warmth and their trials and tales make them ready for their adult lives. Motherly Meg is the eldest, independent, … Continue reading Little Women

A Victorian Rose

Author: Catherine Palmer Hello all! My apologizes for being inactive for so long. I have been busy with my academics. Now, onto the review! The Plot: Dr. Baine needs oranges and other fruits to help a sick patient, therefore, he goes to a nearby garden to ask for some of these fruits. Here he finds … Continue reading A Victorian Rose

Book Haul (Autumn 2020)

Hi fellow book lovers! I recently hauled three new books, so I'd thought I'd share. Also, Happy Fall! Okay, let's jump in! Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano First of all, I love the cover and I've been admiring this book for a while. I believe it's about a murder, Sicily, and … Continue reading Book Haul (Autumn 2020)

I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have To Kill You

Author: Ally Carter The Plot: Cammie Morgan has a secret. She's a student of an academy that trains girls to be spies. The Gallagher Academy is run by Cammie's beautiful mother, who is full-fledged spy as well as other teachers who have can educate students on skills that will benefit their spy careers. Cammie excels … Continue reading I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have To Kill You

Leading Lady

Author: Lawana Blackwell The Plot: Bethia Rayborn works in the costume department at the Royal Courte Theatre in London. She adores her job as she creates costumes for the leading actors, leading actresses and the supporting roles. Constant drama ensues throughout the theatre, but level-headed Bethia doesn't let the issues behind the fallen curtains distract … Continue reading Leading Lady

Inkheart

Author: Cornelia Funke The Plot: Meggie is a voracious reader. She practically breathes words. Her father, Mo, cherishes the written word just as much his daughter. He repairs books for a living, which causes the pair to move every so often due to his varied work. Or so he says.... A friend of Mo's appears … Continue reading Inkheart