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Book Review: World of the Innocent by Nadine C. Keels

Summary: A Christian YA novella full of friendship, first love, faith, loss, and a deep passion for music all narrated by an artistic, relatable young woman named Jhoi (pronounced Joy). Page Length: 106 Published: 2017 Pros: Jhoi is both relatable and admirable in how she carries herself. Sometimes people think that Christian girls can't have fun and don't 'let… Continue reading Book Review: World of the Innocent by Nadine C. Keels

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Much More Than Carmen Jones: 4 Books On The Extraordinary Life Of Dorothy Dandridge

I walked into a Half Price Bookstore one afternoon and asked one of the employees if he had any books on the actress and singer Dorothy Dandridge. He looked at me with the most confused expression on his face, as if I had just asked him what the capital of Mars was. My heart dropped.… Continue reading Much More Than Carmen Jones: 4 Books On The Extraordinary Life Of Dorothy Dandridge

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5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

Back in 2016, Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give was already listed as being one of the most anticipated books of 2017, and on February 28th, it finally hit shelves. Here's the Goodreads Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends.… Continue reading 5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now