From Rufio to Zuko Book Review

know it’s not customary to write a review a book that you’re still reading, but a) it’s a memoir, you’re reading about someone’s life. Dante Basco was a big part of my childhood. B) I do what I want! What is it about? From Rufio to Zuko is a memoir about Dane Basco’s life andContinue reading “From Rufio to Zuko Book Review”

Spooky Season Suggestions: Dublin Murder Squad by Tana French

Tis the season for murder mysteries. What’s better than reading the equivalent of Irish law and order? Tana French is the brilliant author of The Dublin Murder Squad series. The Dublin Murder Squad follows the lives of different people working in the Dublin law enforcement. You don’t have to read it in order since eachContinue reading “Spooky Season Suggestions: Dublin Murder Squad by Tana French”

Read to Your Children While They’re Young: My Story

I have a secret that I need to tell you. I have a learning disability. I have low functioning executive orders. This effects my organizational skills, planning, problem solving, etc. Since I was diagnosed at six years old, most of those issues have been solved. Thank God for early intervention. I received the tools thatContinue reading “Read to Your Children While They’re Young: My Story”

Spooky Season Suggestions: Classic Books

It’s fall! The air is crisp, and Halloween is coming up. Last week, I listed some nostalgic movies that you may want to watch. Today, I’m listing some classic horror novels that you may want to read, and we love reading here. Northanger Abby This is Jane Austen’s parody of gothic novels. This is aContinue reading “Spooky Season Suggestions: Classic Books”

The Beautiful Book Review

What is it about? Celine Rousseau, a young Parisian woman with a dark secret is on her way to New Orleans to start a new life. Everything seems utterly ordinary until a serial killer wreaks havoc in the quarter. Celine is then thrust into the world of mentalists and illusionists that reside in The CourtContinue reading “The Beautiful Book Review”

Spooky Season Suggestions: Nostalgic T.V. shows and Movies

Fall is in the air! Tis the season for cozy sweaters, leggings, yoga pants, apple picking and pumpkin spice everything. I know I’m gonna sound basic for this, but fall is my favorite season. I love the crisp air, I love the cozy clothes that I get to wear and I love, love, love pumpkinContinue reading “Spooky Season Suggestions: Nostalgic T.V. shows and Movies”

Avatar The Last Airbender Study: Character Development

Aang: A twelve-year-old boy who was stuck in an Iceberg for one hundred years. He is the Avatar and is tasked with defeating Fire Lord Ozai and bringing peace and harmony back to the world. What was he like in the beginning of the series? Being a twelve-year-old boy, he was very silly and lighthearted.Continue reading “Avatar The Last Airbender Study: Character Development”

Crave Book Review

What is it about? Grace -Californian through and through- moves to Alaska with her uncle and cousin after the death of her parents. They reside in Ketmore Academy, a boarding school for paranormal teens. As Grace navigates this school, she meets Jaxon Vega, moody vampire with a dark past. Things start going awry as theyContinue reading “Crave Book Review”

Avatar The Last Airbender Study: Heavy Topics

Avatar the Last Airbender was and still is a great show for people of all ages. Although it has been seen as strictly a children’s show, it does tackle some very heavy and difficult topics; topics such as – but not limited to – war, genocide, death, loss and abuse. These sound a little tooContinue reading “Avatar The Last Airbender Study: Heavy Topics”

Mexican Gothic Book Review

What is it about? Noemi Toboada is a young socialite of Mexico City. She likes to dress up, date and go to parties. One day, she is called home from a costume party by her father. When she gets home, Mr. Toboada tells her he’s concerned about her cousin Catalina; she’s sent a very oddContinue reading “Mexican Gothic Book Review”