Twas a beautiful morning to be in the garden. I picked my first to red tomatoes, brought home a luscious handful of kale to bake into chips this evening and a fragrant bouquet of basil for pesto. I love pulling weeds, it’s so cathartic! And although I like looking around on a Sunday seeing early… Read More Sunday Morning Reads
title: The Reader (Sea of Ink and Gold series) author: Traci Chee date: G. P. Putnam and Sons; September 2016 main character: Sefia YA speculative fiction Nin had taken care of Sefia everyday since her parents were killed but when Nin is attacked and kidnapped, there seems to be nothing Sefia can do. As… Read More review: The Reader
As a teenager of the 70s, I really enjoyed buttons and bumper stickers and posters. I was attracted to cute, clever posters such one with a quote that read something like “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no one because I am the baddest (ass??) in this valley”.… Read More Can You Hear Us Now?
Title: When We Was Fierce Author: e. E. Charlton-Trujillo Date: Candlewick; August 2016 Main Character: Theodore “T” Clark young adult fiction Edited 26 July 2016 This review is part of a collaborative effort that began on Sunday 24 July with a guest review from Jenn Baker. It continued on Reading While White Blog with… Read More review: When We Was Fierce
Title: When We Was Fierce Author: e. E. Charlton-Trujillo Date: Candlewick; August 2016 Main Character: Theodore “T” Clark young adult fiction There have been undercurrents for the past few months reacting to the forthcoming When We Was Fierce written by e. E. Charlton-Trujillo (Candlewick). Charlton-Trujillo’s previous novels include Feels Like Home (Random House/Delacorte), Prizefighter En… Read More guest review: When We Was Fierce