Everybody Loves Kamau! W. Kamau Bell Synopsis "Kamau and Melissa’s love was real. But so was her grandfather’s prejudice. In this funny, moving essay, W. Kamau Bell, the host of CNN’s United Shades of America, shares his very personal story of culture clash, family tradition, and racial bias. When the black comedian first meets the … Continue reading Review: Everybody Loves Kamau!
Romancing the Rogue Erica Ridley Passion & Promises #3 Synopsis "When the new earl inherits, poor relation Miss Rebecca Bond must wed immediately or be out on her ear. The only man she’s ever loved is summoned to hear the will—but he already rejected her so soundly that they haven’t spoken in years. Yet who … Continue reading Review: Romancing the Rogue
Youth Isaac Asimov Synopsis "First appearing in the May 1952 issue of Space Science Fiction and reprinted in the 1955 collection The Martian Way and Other Stories. Youth is one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters." -Goodreads Review Prior to stumbling upon this story on my Serial Reader app, I had never heard … Continue reading Review: Youth
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button F. Scott Fitzgerald "Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for his novels, but in his lifetime, his fame stemmed from his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted story writers. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a witty and fantastical satire about aging, is one of his most … Continue reading The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Multiple Choice Alejandro Zambra "The works of Alejandro Zambra, “the most talked-about writer to come out of Chile since Bolaño” (New York Times Book Review), are distinguished by their striking originality, their brevity, their strangeness, and their flouting of narrative convention. Now, at the height of his powers, Zambra returns with a book that is … Continue reading Multiple Choice
Lauren Oliver For all who have not read Delirium, I completely recommend it. It is a fantastic young adult novel that explores falling in love in a sorta dystopian society. I read Delirium this past summer, and then as soon as possible I read the sequel Pandemonium. Both novels are fast paced and suspenseful. Fantastic. … Continue reading Annabell