Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Genre: Literary Fiction, Sci-Fi, Dystopia Year Published: 1985 My Rating: ★★★★★ The Handmaid’s Tale was not a book that I planned on picking up anytime soon. The book was sitting on my shelves among many others that had an invisible sticker on it labeled “for the future,” and that was that. Margaret Atwood, however, was visiting a…… Continue reading Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

17 Books Every High Schooler Should Read

Every time I see book recommendation lists for high schoolers, they always includes books like The Catcher in the Rye, Hatchet, and To Kill a Mockingbird on them. I disagree with these choices. Those are books students are assigned to read, not to read for pleasure. I’m sure there are students who enjoy those books, but oftentimes they’re not books that…… Continue reading 17 Books Every High Schooler Should Read

Book Review: Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Year Published: 2018 My Rating: ★★★★★ Furyborn by Claire Legrand is a new young adult fantasy release that follows two female main characters separated by time in the world of Avitas, a world that includes elemental magic, dying kingdoms, and ruthless dictators. Furyborn consists of alternating chapters in two points of view: one from…… Continue reading Book Review: Furyborn by Claire Legrand