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#9 Caraval by Stephanie Garber (2017)

Having spent her entire life on the island of Trisda and under the thumb of her bullying father, Scarlett Dragna has dreamed for years of Caraval. 616 more words

The Winter Solstice

The days grow shorter, the heat turned lukewarm and the outcome’s been chosen. The embers glow passionately, more seldom, only on the occasion an errant breeze is spoken. 317 more words


Missing Issac by Valerie Fraser Luesse

There was another South in the 1960s, one far removed from the marches and bombings and turmoil in the streets that were broadcast on the evening news. 526 more words

Fatima Sharafeddine's The Servant

Sharafeddine, Fatima. The Servant. Translated by Fatima Sharafeddine. Groundwood Books, 2013.

  1. How is the book influenced by war, and how does it provide commentary and/or critique?
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A Criminal's Worst Nightmare

My job isn’t easy, it’s the furthest thing from easy; it’s without a doubt the worst job out there, but it makes sense I guess; the criminals should get the most gruesome and unfortunate jobs, even I support that. 1,818 more words


The Iniquity and the Intractable

WARNING!!! There are mentions of torture, blood, deaths, and flashbacks. Read at your own risk!! This is the last time I’m warning you. Beyond this point, it’s up to you to read it!!! 3,364 more words


Where The Water Runs

On the day Martha revealed the secret of water to her son, they strolled under wilted branches and beside curled flowers. Walter thrust his toes into clear puddles. 1,126 more words