Book Review: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings

Initial thoughts When I first read the description of this book online, I was immediately drawn to the suspense and adventure alluded to in the description. The story of how Lydia and Luca escape a dangerous drug cartel and venture North reminded me a lot of the 2007 film La Misma Luna (Under the SameContinue reading “Book Review: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings”

Praise for The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman

A novel that is eerily similar to the current pandemic but worth the read While I was worried that reading about the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic would be difficult given our current pandemic, Wiseman reveals to us the inner thoughts of her characters to make them more relatable, thus creating a compelling story. Pia LangeContinue reading “Praise for The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman”

Inspiring Quotes from Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime

I recently read Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, and absolutely loved it! Here are a few quotes that really resonated with me: On racism and inequality: People love to say, “Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eatContinue reading “Inspiring Quotes from Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime”

5 Reasons Why ‘Never Have I Ever’ is Rightfully Number One on Netflix RN

Having recently watched this show on Netflix, it left me feeling so many things that I had to share. So keep reading for 5 reasons why this show is so great. *Spoiler alerts* below. 1. It deals with grief and unresolved trauma. This is something that was so refreshing to see on a show. Devi’sContinue reading “5 Reasons Why ‘Never Have I Ever’ is Rightfully Number One on Netflix RN”

Little Women- the women and their respective men

After recently watching Little Women in theaters, I am so inspired by the story. I’ve already checked around to see where I can get a reasonably priced copy of the book. I really saw myself in some of the characters. Turns out that even though the story was written way long ago, the way theContinue reading “Little Women- the women and their respective men”