Young Adult Books to Read During Pride Month (2020-2021)

When I was growing up, my first experience with the LGBTQ+ community was through fanfiction. While there were people in my family who were part of the community, it wasn’t something that was talked about. Since I live in the South, it wasn’t talked about in schools either. However, fanfiction served as my entry point …

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SRB: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Summary A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned –a razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evolution from …

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Review of “Again, but Better” by Christine Riccio

For my 2021 Reading Challenge, I had the category “A Book with ‘Better’ in the Title.” For this, I chose a book I had come across before, “Again, but Better” by Christine Riccio. “Again, but Better” is a YA book that follows Shane as she travels to London on a study abroad trip. She believes …

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