** spoiler alert ** ' Things are changing,' Manon said.
'Good,' Asterin said. 'We're immortals. Things should change, and often, or they'll get boring.'
I finished this book hours ago. HOURS. And I've just spent them distracting myself from having to write this review. I just have so many feelings, yet so little a grasp on how to communicate them.
I cannot BELIEVE the scope of this series. How much has changed since book one, and how much was foreshadowed/connects to boo
The overwhelming thought I had while reading this was: I'm so glad that kids are reading this.
Obviously, I still adored this from the perspective of someone older than the target audience, but I can't even imagine how much kids today must cherish these books. Even for kids who can't relate to Ghost's home life, his voice is so undeniably relatable to any kid reading. I'm so glad Jason Reynolds put these incredibly heartwarming, yet important books into the world, and I'm s
I am thinking about the first words of another book.
It was a pleasure to burn.
More than anything, it was a pleasure to live.
I am utterly SHOCKED that no one talks about this book!!! Please, please go out and read it! It's one of the most unique YA books I've ever read, and I mean this in every possible way.
First of all, it is not at all what I was expecting it to be. I typically don't read very much of the synopses of thrillers because I don't want to spoil myself,
I'm still in awe of how honest and unbiased this memoir managed to be. Nothing was glorified or spun in the author (or her father's!) favor. People say Steve Jobs was a genius and therefore must be admired, and others say he was a terrible father and shouldn't be praised. Lisa Brennan-Jobs shows us how he was a little bit of both. How his genius and his communication skills acted inversely.
I would definitely recommend giving this one a go and seeing Jobs through a new lens