Where the Line Bleeds ~ Jesmyn Ward

Rating: 5/5 Jesmyn Ward's writing is poetic and incredible. In Where the Line Bleeds, Ward uses a narrative style that struck me with how incredibly it fit into the story. It's almost a journalistic tone, as though she were recording factual evidence from a story that had already occurred. Her descriptions took me back into … Continue reading Where the Line Bleeds ~ Jesmyn Ward

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On the Come Up ~ Angie Thomas

Rating: 5/5 Surprisingly I love On the Come Up even better than The Hate U Give. Bri is a young rapper, and she's trying to make her way in the world. Unfortunately, her temper can often get the best of her, and she's trying to fight stereotypes, but having a hard time when the odds … Continue reading On the Come Up ~ Angie Thomas