All posts tagged in books

  • September 2, 2018By Kaycee Wilson

    Leaves blowing around outside your window. Hazy skies of purple and pink. Smiling pumpkins sitting out on front porches and the smell of new beginnings and crisp air. It’s fall. Now, aside from watching Halloween movies and sipping pumpkin spice lattes, the fall time can be especially perfect for climbing back into bed and cozying

  • August 31, 2018By Dafny Flores

    Young adult books have been taking over the entertainment industry for years now, especially in the rom-com and dystopian niches. A typical fixture that dominates the cinematic universe? White people. Latin characters? White people. Black characters? White people. Asian characters? White people. Overweight characters? White people in a fat suit. You seem to get the picture,

  • August 29, 2018By Kaycee Wilson

    “Life doesn’t have to be so planned. Just roll with it and let it happen” Jenny Han’s New York Time’s best selling novel To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before proved to be an even bigger hit when the movie premiered on Netflix late August. And, since then, everyone has been unable to stop talking about

  • June 12, 2018By Alice Vivian Ao

    The literary world has seen its fair share of timeless classics and overnight bestsellers through the years. However, nearly all of these famous literary bestsellers share one thing in common—they were penned by white authors. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series have become holiday favorites while Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient

  • June 10, 2018By Sofia Casamassa

    Technology has an overwhelming role in our everyday lives and curling up with a good book has always equipped me with a sense of nostalgia, as well as an escape from the burdens of electronics. Therefore, when I recently got a Kindle Paperwhite as a birthday gift, I initially felt as if I were the avocado kid

  • May 22, 2018By Tayla J.H

    “The sun looks older, Orange, sagging, like it might drop. H says it’s only mist” – The End We Start From  by Megan Hunter In her debut novel, Megan Hunter explores motherhood and womanhood wherein her heroine is the subject of a disaster during which she must keep her son safe. In essence, Hunter crafts a

  • February 12, 2018By A1

    Aria Williams The Book That Will Read You Khalil Saadiq. A name that holds an infinite amount of meaning, substance, and light in my life. It was this picture that gave me a taste of how remarkable of a person Khalil was before I even got the opportunity to meet him. He was gallantly in the forefront alongside his

  • January 29, 2018By Molly Cuddy

    None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio is an important book that deserves to be talked about more. Published in 2015, it deals with heavy topics I had personally never seen discussed in a book. This novel tells the compelling story of Kristin Lattimer, who lives a seemingly normal and healthy life. She is homecoming

  • January 20, 2018By Karime Salas

    We have several movies coming this year and many readers are awaiting their favorite book to be turned into a movie this year. Book readers might not always be pleased with the outcomes of their favorite books being turned into films, but we can’t help it but be the first to show up at the

  • January 15, 2018By Delia Campos-Ferreira

    “Devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” – Mitch Albom The first book I have read in 2018 brought a very tearful yet inspiring start to the new year. The book took me on a journey about feeling,

  • January 10, 2018By Marie Isabela

    Let’s chat about books, specifically, the book An Ember in the Ashes, written by Sabaa Tahir. Not only does this book have 4.32/5 stars on Goodreads, but 97 percent of Google users like it as well. An Ember in the Ashes takes place in a land called Serra, and their government is set up as an

  • December 31, 2017By Alina Sparks

    “Zero Hour” by Ray Bradbury is a science fiction selection that revolves around a recurrent slight central to society’s ideals and accepted customs; ignorance of a child’s opinions and underestimating the power of one’s imagination. This warning is effectively communicated in the form of a story during which a group of aliens enlist the help