Jasmine's book Mother to Son is a great book for Christians written with so much heart and love in every word of the letters she has written for her two sons. The book as I mentioned consists of letters to her young black sons and is filled with wise, thought-provoking messages and advice on how to lead their life moving forward in today's world. The topics are heavy, sensitive and of utmost importance in navigating the world. Issues of race, justice, and identity are discussed at lengths with love, hope, and grace. All advice on navigating these heavy topics are delivered through the lens of religious texts. The scripture plays…
Santiago's Road Home is a heart wrenching realistic portrayal of several people who get caught at the Mexican-US border. The story helps us understand the struggles and extreme poverty the families are trying to escape. With hopes of new life and dreams of making decent money to support their family, the Mexicans try to cross the border illegally or in some cases request asylum at the border. Regardless of how they enter the families are separated by gender and babies, toddlers, young kids all get separated at the detention center.
Island Affair is the first book to a brand new series called Keys To Love. The story is set in Key West with the island as a backdrop to this romance story. The author's love for Key West is very evident in this book. I loved the island setting and how the location felt like an integral part of the story highlighting the Cuban culture, food, and scenery all around.
Katarina Ballerina is a cute story written by a professional ballet dancer Tiler Peck and a Broadway & Tv actor Kyle Harris. I loved this story and how wonderfully it was written for young kids. It is an inspiration and an encouragement for young kids who want to follow their passions.
War and Speech is a fantastic read and I enjoyed every second of it. I found the concept to be new and fresh. I loved the set up for the story and how the speech and debate program was used in delivering relevant messages as well.
Become an informed, passionate citizen who demands honesty and integrity from our leaders or suffer the consequences of our own ignorance and apathy.
I read the synopsis and really liked the idea and so I requested this book. The story is about Lorna who after witnessing a murder has to go under police protection to avoid being silenced by the murderer. She meets Andrew who works as an undercover cop. He has been working on the case for some time.
David Parrish's Losing Jon is a harrowing account of a teenager's death following a night of partying under suspicious circumstances. The whole book is written to bring out the police brutality in Howard county and the steps the police, FBI and other officials took to cover up the crime. The book was engaging and gripping in its storytelling..
eslie Rule's A Tangled Web is one of the most fascinating and horrifying true-crime I have read. I read the synopsis and thought that sounds like an interesting case. Never in my wildest imagination did I think that I would be led into the craziest of cases to have happened. It's unbelievable and simply disturbing.
Made To Order has 16 short stories that discuss AIs and robots where we see them taking over the human workforce, some more sentient beings than just machines. The book discusses the impact of these technological advancements on humans and their existence. The cultural changes and the societal standards that come into play in accommodating new beings. We also have some human-robot hybrids, some futuristic humans with electronics being part of them and AIs with human physiology as well, playing central characters. Keep on reading for more...