Hispanic Heritage Month: The Afterlife

  If you have not read a book by Gary Soto please do so! The Afterlife was introduced to me a few years ago by a coworker. She had nothing but good things to say about most of Soto’s work, so I picked up a copy. The Afterlife is a quick read that will keep […]


The Chocolate Wars

Robert Cormier Do I dare disturb the universe? The Chocolate War can be found on Time’s 100 Best YA List, somehow I am still trucking through it. Let’s get right to it, should you read The Chocolate War? No. When I finished The Chocolate War, I sat for a moment to collect my thoughts. While the ending was […]