Good books I’ve read recently

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo First line: Babygirl doesn't even cry when I suck my teeth and undo her braid for the fourth time.Last line: With love & a sprinkling of cinnamon, always, EKeywords: YA, cooking, a little bit of magic, high school, a new boy, family, best friends I've read other… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently

What I read and watched in January

Movies Good Will Hunting Rating: RLength: 2h 6mRotten Tomatoes: 97%Release Year: 1997 Thoughts: The professor in this movie is also the guy who plays the scientist in Thor- Dr. Eric Selvig. Did he get type-casted into the role of the brilliant and slightly insane (or very insane) man? Before watching the movie, I didn't expect the person's… Continue reading What I read and watched in January

Emma by Jane Austen (& buddy read with Olivia)

This post actually started with my trip a few months ago to Barnes&Noble for end of the year teacher presents. Now that I think about it, it's quite strange that I decided to do that. Back in elementary school when giving teachers gifts was normal, I was never into it. Now in high school when… Continue reading Emma by Jane Austen (& buddy read with Olivia)

June mini-reviews

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hannf First line: Gentlemen: Your ad in the Saturday Review of Literature says that you specialize in out-of-print books. Last line: Nevertheless, we will try to write when we can if you would like this, and look forward to hearing from you. Yours truly, Shelia Keywords: letters, used English bookstore, writer in New… Continue reading June mini-reviews