YA Book Review

The Wednesday Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Book: Book Title: Clap When You Land Book Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: Adult Mystery/ Thriller Publishing Date: May 5th, 2020 Publisher: Quill Tree Books Synopsis: Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino… Continue reading The Wednesday Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

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Calendar Girls: Book Lover’s Day (Favorite Book You’ve Read This Year)

So, normally we wait until the end of the year to rant and rave about our favorite books we've read, but Katie and I decided, why wait? We came up with the theme, and you voted for it, which means you are ready to rant and rave now, just like we are! So, let's talk… Continue reading Calendar Girls: Book Lover’s Day (Favorite Book You’ve Read This Year)

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Book: Book Title: The Poet X Book Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary Publishing Date: March 6th, 2018 Publisher: HarperTeen Synopsis: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and… Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

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Food, Family, and Love

Family should always be something you cherish. With family comes love. With family comes celebrations and get togethers, and with that comes food and more love. Holiday (and some birthday, baby shower, and holy communion) get togethers were usually pretty big for our family when I was young. Before my grandmother passed away I remember… Continue reading Food, Family, and Love