children's, young adult

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

Reviewed by Sascha Harris The novel, Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga, documents the life of Jude, a Syrian refugee that moves to Cincinnati, Ohio at the start of the Syrian War, leaving all that she knows behind. As Jude slowly adjusts to her new home, her surroundings and American culture as a whole,… Continue reading Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

Fantasy, memoir, non-fiction, poetry, Science Fiction, young adult

Blogs and Books You’ll Want to Put on Your Reading List!

We asked on Twitter for blogs and books to read and had a wonderful response. All of these authors have worked hard to publish articles, short stories, and books. We're happy for all of them and their success. Want to know what all the buzz is about? Then you'll want to check out these blogs… Continue reading Blogs and Books You’ll Want to Put on Your Reading List!

Ficton, Mystery, young adult

The Wanderers By Sarah Barkoff

Reviewed by Aaron Sommers "We pursue that which retreats from us," said the existentialist philosopher Martin Heidegger.  The quote pertains to desires, happiness or knowledge--and it also describes the protagonist's journey in The Wanderers, a fast-paced, eminently readable debut novel by Sarah Barkoff. The novel kicks off in the unsettled world of a post-Hurricane Sandy… Continue reading The Wanderers By Sarah Barkoff

Fantasy, Ficton, young adult

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling

Reviewed by Keegan Greenacre I really enjoyed reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. It was a great read and I couldn’t put it down once I had started reading it. I noticed that this book went into some dark topics as the story progressed and it really shows how the books are evolving… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling