Genre: nonfiction

Book Review: I Am Malala

Posted December 27, 2015 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 1 Comment
Book Review: I Am Malala

I knew going into this book it’d probably be an emotional one. I also picked it at this tumultuous time we are facing, as you all know, because I felt like it was a very important thing I should read. I’m not going to get into politics here though so don’t worry about it–I know more »

Book Review: We Had A Job To Do

Posted November 19, 2015 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 0 Comments
Book Review: We Had A Job To Do

This is actually going to be a short and easy review. I can’t bring myself to get critical when it comes to most historical books, most particularly historical books that are on the biographical side and during a war-ravished time-line of events. These time periods often fascinate me… these stories… and they deeply sadden me more »

Book Review: A Night to Remember

Posted November 11, 2015 by Kara in book review, Kara / 1 Comment
Book Review: A Night to Remember

I’ve always been interested in the Titanic. I’m actually pretty interested in shipwrecks in general. I grew up on the Great Lakes, and I read a lot about the many ships that have gone down there. I saw the Titanic movie (who hasn’t?), I’ve played this AMAZING computer game (Titanic: Adventure Out of Time), and more »

Review: The Glass Castle

Posted September 29, 2014 by Lyn Kaye in book review, Lyn / 7 Comments
Review: The Glass Castle

Each year, for Banned Book Week, I choose a novel that has been recently under fire in the news, or has come under attack in public schools.  In  2011, I picked What My Mother Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones. It was under fire back then for the “sexual content”.  In 2012, I picked up The Absolutely more »