Bad Girls Book Club Letter I #atozchallenge The impossible knife of Memory and I am Malala

Welcome to the Blogging from A to Z Challenge Today’s letter is I have 2 kick ass bad girl books to share today! The Impossible Knife of Memory in which young Hayley tries to grow up while caring for a father suffering from PTSD. and I am Malala Need I say more? Malala spoke to me so hard I donned my salwar kameez in honor of her. If you haven’t read I am Malala do it NOW. You won’t regret {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wow. This is SOME book! There is so much going on in this book it’s difficult to know where to start. Our heroine is Hayley and her father is an Iraq war vet. Dad suffers from a MONSTER case of PTSD and isn’t able to follow through with treatment. As a result, poor Hayley’s life is a nightmare. Hayley has had to care for herself and her father in a way that only children of mentally ill or dysfunctional families {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

REVIEW: Year of the Jungle by Suzanne Collins

You’re prolly very familiar with Suzanne Collins.  Long before Hunger Games, she had written Gregor the Overlander, which #1 son had read a young teen.  Now that she’s a household name and young kids are clamoring to read Hunger Games, which in my opinion is not suitable for anyone under 11, there’s finally a book for them! Year of the Jungle is a fictionalized account of a very young Suzanne Collins whose father goes off to fight in Vietnam.  Naturally, {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

Circles of Time by Phillip Rock a TLC Book Tour

Please watch the video to see how much I am enjoying Circles of Time by Phillip Rock. After you watch the video, listen to some jazz from the 1920s.  It’ll make you feel good. I can’t wait for book three! Introducing PamI realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you’re ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

Until Tuesday by Luis Carlos Montalvan

I’ve had the recent honor of being promoted to book club doyenne at the book store where I work (Towne Book Center & Cafe) and our pick for December is Until Tuesday by Luis Carlos Montalvan. Montalvan is a career Army Captain stationed in the recent war in the Middle East.  He’s suffered some debilitating PTSD for which he receives the most darling and helpful golden retriever named Tuesday. Since I’m a dog lover, I thought the book would be {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.