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Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed


Goodreads: Written in the Stars
Series: None
Source: Library
Published: March 24, 2015


Naila’s parents have always made her understand that though she may choose her outfits and even her college major–assuming they allow her to go to college–they will choose her husband.   642 more words

Young Adult

Short Story: Stand Behind Me

A short story in the genre of realistic fiction, my favorite. 

I’ve got 5 minutes before the bus gets here so I skate down to the locally-owned convenience store a little down the street for a quick snack. 424 more words


Kids Books from 2014 You Might Have Missed

There are only so many hours in the day, so many days in a year, and always, there are more books than we can possibly read. 792 more words

Akimbo and the Lions / Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham

ISBN 9781582346878
Hardcover, 66 pages
(Akimbo Series)

McCall Smith, A. (2005). Akimbo and the lions (1st U.S. ed.). New York, NY: Bloomsbury.

Recommended Age: 7-10 years (Amazon) 1,109 more words


Even In Paradise by Chelsey Philpot (Review)

Summary: When Julia Buchanan enrolls at St. Anne’s at the beginning of junior year, Charlotte Ryder already knows all about the former senator’s daughter. Most people do… or think they do. 719 more words


Review - The Carnival at Bray

 Title: The Carnival at Bray

 Author: Jessie Ann Foley

 2014 – YA – Realistic Fiction

 Rating: 5/5

The Story: Maggie is just your average teen girl trying to fit in. 287 more words


The Mermaid's Child by Jo Baker

I’ve heard a lot about this author and since I didn’t have much else to read, I decided to give this book a try. I didn’t write this review for quite a while because frankly, I didn’t know what to say. 446 more words