fiction

The Sisters of the Winter Wood

by Rena Rossner “If people hate each other, they will blame each other, and eventually they will kill each other. And what better group of people to start with than the Jews?” A fairytale-inspired multipoint of view page-turner. From the first four chapters, I knew if I didn’t put The Sisters of the Winter Wood […]

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The Kid Who Wants to Become an Engineer

Sannette Viljoen The Kid Who Wants to Become and Engineer is an informative children’s book about the potential career paths of an engineer. Alvin is on a holiday break from school. His family takes a trip to visit his grandparents, while there Alvin realizes he wants to be an engineer like his grandfather. Alvin’s grandmother […]

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Wonder

R. J. Palacio MR. BROWNE’S SEPTEMBER PRECEPT: WHEN GIVEN THE CHOICE BETWEEN BEING RIGHT OR BEING KIND, CHOOSE KIND. Fellow readers have been recommending Wonder for me for years, I didn’t understand why a kid with birth deformities–meh how powerful or impressive could this story be?  Let me tell you, after reading Wonder it has […]

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