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Inside Out & Back Again, by Thanhha Lai

Inside Out & Back Again is an award-winning, wonderfully written YA novel in verse following the experiences of young Hà starting in wartime Saigon, Vietnam. Hà and her family of three brothers and their mother flee Vietnam in search of safety via a navy ship. 103 more words

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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates with Coffee

I don’t know that I am qualified to write a review on this powerful book. I am not the target audience but I may be the audience that most needs to read  115 more words


Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Friends, oh my god this book. It deserves all of the praise and all of the awards. And, it did win the National Book Award for Fiction! 598 more words


Just Read: The Underground Railroad By Colson Whitehead - 2016 #NationalBookAward Winner @ColsonWhitehead

It goes without saying that going into reading The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead I had huge expectations. It was an Oprah pick, has received endless buzz in the bookish world since its publication in August 2016, and most recently was selected as the 2016… 2,044 more words

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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

The protagonist of this powerful book is Cora, a slave on a plantation in antebellum Georgia, whose experience encompasses the full range of horrors and indignities subsumed in that time and place. 516 more words

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WHITE NOISE - Don DeLillo (1985)

White Noise is a famous novel. It’s one of the prime examples of postmodern literature, and it’s the book that made Don DeLillo big. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1985 – Ursula Le Guin’s… 981 more words


The Penderwicks - A Book Review

When the four Penderwick sisters find themselves staying on a beautiful estate called Arundel for their summer holidays, they can’t wait to explore the wonderful, sprawling grounds. 308 more words