TITLE- The Border AUTHOR- Steve Schafer RATING- 4/5 BLURB- “Welcome to United State, amigos” he says, pointing to a low fence in the distance. We’ve walked no more than ten minutes. “That’s it?” Arbo asks It stands no more than a shoulder high, with posts several body lengths apart and thin strands of barbed wire … Continue reading The Border by Steve Schafer
To kick start this post, I am going to start by saying that my 11- year old self wrote this story inspired by the book, "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas". Yesterday's given prompt was books, and I decided what better day could there be to release this post other than today?🙂! This particular episode … Continue reading Short story- Inspired by The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
TITLE– The Hate U Give AUTHOR– Angie Thomas RATING-4.5/5 BLURB- Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, … Continue reading The Hate U Give!
TITLE– The Boy in the Striped Pajamas AUTHOR– John Boyne RATING– 5/5 BLURB– Nine- year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home … Continue reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas!
TITLE-Palace of Stone (Princess Academy #2) AUTHOR– Shannon Hale RATING– 4/5 BLURB– When Miri and her friends from Mount Eskel’s princess academy travel to Asland to help the princess-to-be get ready for her wedding, they couldn’t be more thrilled to see the capital city for the first time But not everything is as perfect as … Continue reading Princess Academy (Palace of Stone)