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What Defines Me?
Choosing ONE part of my life that has shaped and defined me as a person is, well, difficult. There are so many hobbies, interests, and aspects of my character that make me greater than the sum of my parts. If I had to choose, however, I would fall ba (More)
The Hate U Give Book Review
  Realistic Fiction - 453 pages - Published 2017 Angie Thomas hits it out of the park with The Hate U Give! This black lives matter novel is written in the first person narrative giving 16-year-old Starr Carter a voice that is not only (More)
The Nest Book Review
Horror - 244 pages - Published 2015 The Nest by Kenneth Oppel is a somewhat strange novel focusing on a middle-grade boy named Steven who has anxiety issues. His family is struggling with the stress of a sick baby who has a heart condition among o (More)
Before We Were Yours Book Review
Historical Fiction - 342 pages - Published 2017  I absolutely loved this historical fiction novel! Lisa Wingate weaves the past and the present to create an intriguing story that explains the connection between two elderly women who have begun to (More)
Want a Great Club to Join, Do Battle of the Books!
Battle of the Books is club at Dominion High School and many other schools in the county that read 10 books and then have a competition with trivia facts (More)
Book Review: The Dazzling Heights
The Dazzling Heights is the second book in Katherine McGee's Thousandth Floor series. Therefore, in this review, there will be spoilers for the Thousandth Floor. (More)
The Hate U Give Review
The Hate U Give is a young adult realistic fiction by Angie Thomas. This book is insanely successful as Thomas' first novel, as it opened at number one on the New Yo (More)
One of Us is Lying Book Review
One of Us Is Lying is the debut novel of Karen M. McManus. It’s a murder-mystery that follows a group of four teens who were present when a (More)
Make Reading Fun Again
Ever since I knew how, reading has been a passion of mine. When I pick up a book, I feel like I am in a whole different world. When my life gets toug (More)
What do I know about Shakespeare?
12/1/17 My name is Grace, and I love Shakespeare. I was introduced to the Bard when studying "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in my 8th grade english class. Just a short year later, I was referenced by a friend to The American Shakespeare Center's Theate (More)