Historical Fiction · Short Stories

Krik? Krak!

I’ve been meaning to read Danticat for years and @bookofcinz’s encouragement to just hurry up and do it for her #readcaribbean celebration this year was just the push I needed. I decided to go with this one because it’s the title I had heard of most frequently. Also, I have to be honest, I was… Continue reading Krik? Krak!

Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

American Street

I’m not sure what drew me to this book. Honestly, maybe it was just the cover (which is stunning). It could have been that it seemed like it might be on par with The Hate U Give, as far as topics and message, which I have loved seeing grow in the YA genre and definitely… Continue reading American Street