I haven’t written a Mexico story in a long time, so sit back and get ready for a recent one. This past winter I took a trip to Mexico City to see my dad’s family. A couple of days into our trip we drove down to a dam about an hour outside of the city… Continue reading Disturbed by the Trees of the Presa Iturbide
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz My rating: 5 of 5 stars It was poetic and painful. One of the things that frustrates me the most about life is that I will never know what it’s like to be a boy. I can guess at how they think… Continue reading Book Review: “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book was magnificent and it was childish, but not in the negative connotation of the word. It had so much imagination and that’s what made it remarkable, and it was a wonderful love story that verged on being mature. It was… Continue reading Book Review: “Why We Broke Up” by Daniel Handler
Originally posted on The Fox Hat Review:
On Monday, December 1, 2014, The Fox Hat Review‘s inaugural issue was released. The issue includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art by some of Nerdfighteria’s emerging creators. You can read it here!
A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I plucked this book off of a shelf at my local library because of the cover. The title didn’t seem interesting to me but I thought it was intriguing that the book was such a warm color and that the girl on… Continue reading Book Review: “A Time to Dance” by Padma Venkatraman
Originally posted on Grits and Bottle Rockets:
If you call someone out on something, you must also call them UP. Offer solutions. Offer humility. Offer honesty stirred up with compassion. Offer companionship in the recovery. Offer solid belief in their worth. Build up. Don’t tear down.