REVIEW: All-American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Synopsis: A bag of chips. That’s all sixteen-year-old Rashad is looking for at the corner bodega. What he finds instead is a fist-happy cop, Paul Galuzzi, who mistakes Rashad for a shoplifter, mistakes Rashad’s pleadings that he’s stolen nothing for belligerence, mistakes Rashad’s resistance to leave … Continue reading REVIEW: All-American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

REVIEW: You Don't Have to Like Me by Alida Nugent

By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Alida Nugent’s first book, Don’t Worry It Gets Worse, received terrific reviews, and her self-deprecating “everygirl” approach continues to win the Internet-savvy writer and blogger new fans. Now, she takes on one of today’s hottest cultural topics: feminism. Nugent is a proud feminist—and she’s not afraid … Continue reading REVIEW: You Don't Have to Like Me by Alida Nugent

REVIEW: You Don’t Have to Like Me by Alida Nugent

By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Alida Nugent’s first book, Don’t Worry It Gets Worse, received terrific reviews, and her self-deprecating “everygirl” approach continues to win the Internet-savvy writer and blogger new fans. Now, she takes on one of today’s hottest cultural topics: feminism. Nugent is a proud feminist—and she’s not afraid … Continue reading REVIEW: You Don’t Have to Like Me by Alida Nugent