Hearts Unbroken Book Review

As a librarian, I come across books that have never been checked out all the time. Recently, I decided to check out a YA book called Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith. At that time, it hadn’t been checked out at all, and had been out on the shelves for nearly two years. There isContinue reading “Hearts Unbroken Book Review”

Rain is Not Indian Name Book Review

When researching for book reviews, I go to sources like Goodreads and see what other readers have said about the book in question. Sometimes, they’ll praise novels that I didn’t find all that interesting. It’s not that it was bad; it’s just that I didn’t really connect with it as much as I would’ve hoped.Continue reading “Rain is Not Indian Name Book Review”

What Am I Reading? – Chapter One

Hi Everybody! Now that my Book Reviews From the Vault series is finished, I have decided to show you what I have been reading. I call this series “What Am I Reading?” It’s fairy simple. I will display titles that I am reading at the time of the post and talk a bit about them.Continue reading “What Am I Reading? – Chapter One”

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review

I have seen plenty of movie versions of well-known novels in my lifetime, and the film A Tree Grows in Brooklyn directed by Elia Kazan is definitely one of the better book-to-screen adaptations. This February marks the 75th Anniversary of the film’s release, and I will take a deep dive into why it is aContinue reading “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review”