Push – Book Review

Clareece Precious Jones is sixteen and pregnant, her first child born out of her father's sexual abuse and rape. Walking the vicious streets of Harlem is nothing for Precious. Her raging mother doesn't think that Precious is doing anything but wasting time by trying to get her G.E.D. Even with the ghetto before her and … Continue reading Push – Book Review

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History is All You Left Me – Book Review

In his sophomore book, Adam Silvera examines grief and loss with devastating scrutiny. History is All You Left Me centers on Griffin, who is torn between a past where he's in love with his first boyfriend, Theo, and a present in which Theo drowned while swimming with his new boyfriend, Jackson. To make matters worse, … Continue reading History is All You Left Me – Book Review

Artistotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Book Review

Summary Far from star struck, fifteen year-old Aristotle Mendoza is weighted down by a strong sense of bitterness and boredom. It's 1987. His summer is uneventful as hell. He has a tender mom and war-stricken father looking out for him, but it's not enough. However, all that changes during a trip to the local community … Continue reading Artistotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Book Review