“On The Come Up” Review: a close look at racial tensions and gang violence in Angie Thomas’ new novel
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“On The Come Up” Review: a close look at racial tensions and gang violence in Angie Thomas’ new novel


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. On The Come Up is Angie Thomas’ second novel. Her first, The Hate U Give, was a runaway success and was also adapted for film. Thomas’ first novel was amazing and the … Continue reading

Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
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Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas


“What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. This is the most important book for American literature in 2017. In fact, I … Continue reading

Reading Colour: a review of Toni Morrison’s “God Help The Child”
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Reading Colour: a review of Toni Morrison’s “God Help The Child”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The first book I ever from Toni Morrison was The Bluest Eye. It has stayed with me since I first opened its pages and it still has a special place in my … Continue reading