Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Published: Balzer + Bray, 2017 Genre: YA contemporary My rating: 5/5 stars Description: “Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at … Continue reading Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Review: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

Published: Haymarket, 2014 Genre: Nonfiction, essay/memoir My rating: 4/5 stars Description: “In her comic, scathing essay “Men Explain Things to Me,” Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don’t, about why this arises, and … Continue reading Review: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit