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Reading Banned Books: Maus I & II

Reading Banned Books: Maus I & II

Posted May 16, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Graphic Novel

I’ve known about the graphic novel series Maus for a long time. But I had never read it until now. The duology has gotten a lot of attention in the past few months because of the terrible book banning that is going on around the country. I decided that it was time for me to […]

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Review- Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps

Review- Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps

Posted May 14, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Children's Books

A Children’s Book on Environmental Awareness and Activism Environmental activism, kid activists and black mermaids are the power of three for me! I loved this gorgeous book, Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deep by Charlotte Watson Sherman. It is about a little girl named, McKenzie, who studies the oceanic environment with her Mom. This is […]

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I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys is a Historical Thriller That Will Have You Gripping Your Seat

I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys is a Historical Thriller That Will Have You Gripping Your Seat

Posted April 25, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Young Adult

I’m not usually into reading thrillers because it sets my anxiety levels off too much. But when I began reading I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys, I thought I was reading straight historical fiction. Correction! I was reading a historical thriller. The cherry on top was that Ruta Sepetys writes about little-known history, so […]

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Review: Neverforgotten by Alejandra Algorta

Review: Neverforgotten by Alejandra Algorta

Posted April 20, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Middle Grades

They say you never forget how to ride a bike…but is that really true? Beautiful Words and Flow For some stories that I read, an automatic calm-voiced narrator pops into my head. Neverforgotten by Alejandra Algorta is one of those stories. The words feel like the illustrations. As you read, you feel like you are […]

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Review: The Personal Librarian

Review: The Personal Librarian

Posted March 23, 2022 by Richetta in Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

I just finished The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray last night and I had so many thoughts afterwards, that I decided that I definitely had to write this review ASAP. When I first saw The Personal Librarian debut last year, I kind of eyed it but never really sought it out […]

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