The Giver

The Giver

Title: The Giver (The Giver Quartet #1) Author: Lois Lowry Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Publication Date: April 26, 1993 Number of Pages: 179 Format: Paperback Source: Borrowed Jonas’s world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain…

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Monthly Review: January 2018

Monthly Review: January 2018

Happy New Year everyone! I’m so excited for this new year and relieved to put 2017 behind me. While I had a pretty great blogging year, my year in the rest of my life was utter garbage though it picked up a little bit around the end. Life is still complicated but I’m optimistic about the future. I’ve picked reading back up this month and while it’s not as much as my usual, I feel better kicking my reading slump,…

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Top 5 Underrated YA Books of 2017

Top 5 Underrated YA Books of 2017

With so many books being published every month it can be incredibly difficult to keep up. While there have been plenty of incredible books that are highly talked about on social media and the book blogging community there are definitely some that seem to have gone under the radar. So today I’m bringing you all a list of some of my favorite books of 2017 that I feel are severely underrated. While there are plenty of books that I feel…

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Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land

Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land

Title: Auschwitz: True Tales From a Grotesque Land Author: Sara Nomberg-Przytyk Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: July 1985 Number of Pages: 197 Format: Ebook Source: Purchased / For Class “From the moment I got to Auschwitz I was completely detached. I disconnected my heart and intellect in an act of self-defense, despair, and hopelessness.” With these words Sara Nomberg-Przytyk begins this painful and compelling account of her experiences while imprisoned for two years in the infamous…

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: February 28, 2017 Pages: 464 Format: Hardcover Source: Library Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a…

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