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Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

“It’s dope to be black until it’s hard to be black.” The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a powerful book centered around sixteen-year-old Starr Carter who witnesses one of her friends being gunned down by police. Starr, the only witness must decide if she’ll come forward and possibly endanger herself and family by exposing […]

Book Review: King’s Cage (Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard

Posted April 28, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Book Review: King’s Cage (Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard

Even though I didn’t particularly love Glass Sword, I was eagerly anticipating the release of King’s Cage. This series has been a bit of hit or miss but the ending of the second book left me wondering what would happen next, and I couldn’t resist snagging the third novel. King’s Cage picks up a short while after the events of Glass […]

Book Review: The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket

Posted April 17, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket

“Sometimes words are not enough. There are some circumstances so utterly wretched that I cannot describe them in sentences or paragraphs or even a whole series of books.”  Even though the fifth book wasn’t a favorite of mine, I had faith that I’d enjoy the next book, and I was right. The Ersatz Elevator was pretty […]

Book Review- Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Posted January 27, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Book Review- Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell is a beautifully written story about Richard and Mildred Loving’s fight to legalize their marriage. The story is told in verse and through historical documents from that time. We read as Richard and Mildred grow up together in Caroline County […]