Blog Feature, Thoughts/Opinions

2020 Wrap Up

So I almost didn’t do a wrap up because the amount of books I read in 2020 barely even made it into the double digits. But I figured, there’s enough for a list so here goes. First on the list is the only book I rated ONE star in all of 2020, and that is… Continue reading 2020 Wrap Up

Children's Literature, Classics, Favorites, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Reviews, Thoughts/Opinions

Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan – Book Review

This book is definitely one of my favorites, thirteen years hasn't changed that. I knew that I was going to like reading it just as much this time around as I did the first time because it is one of those books that I think about from time to time. Although it targets children as its main audience I think both children and adults can relate to Charlotte, and I also think both groups can stand to learn a thing or two from this book. Apart from generally being good storytelling, the book also teaches an important lesson about a significant figure in American history.

Classics, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Play, Reviews, Thoughts/Opinions

The Crucible by Arthur Miller – Book Review

BT&W/Cecilia Torres When Abigail and her friends are caught dancing in the forest rumors of witchcraft surface in Salem. In order to avoid a hanging the girls, who are led by Abigail, begin accusing people of working with the devil to hurt, torture and manipulate them. At first it is only a means of self-preservation… Continue reading The Crucible by Arthur Miller – Book Review