The Eagle Tree ~ Ned Hayes

Date Completed: 5/13/16 Rating: 9/10 A compelling read, this story will captivate and inspire readers to greater goals. The Eagle Tree is one of the first books in a while for me that has captivated my attention and helped me feel alongside the main character. Enter March Wong. A teen on the autistic spectrum, March … Continue reading The Eagle Tree ~ Ned Hayes

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I did a thing… unfortunately it’s not a book review.

For those of you noticing my irregular posting and/or lack of posting in general, here are some photos that explain my absentia.  My housemates and I all graduated from college yesterday! And what a beautiful day it was. Long time friends came in from out of town, most of my family was able to be … Continue reading I did a thing… unfortunately it’s not a book review.

Bringing Plaatje Back Home ~ D.S. Matjila and Karen Haire

Date Completed: 5/1/2016 Rating: 8/10 I want to preface this by saying this is a textbook. It is not light reading. That being said, I really enjoyed the information that was presented. I learned a lot about South African culture and the colonialism that happened in the not too distant past. Plaatje proves to be … Continue reading Bringing Plaatje Back Home ~ D.S. Matjila and Karen Haire