Let’s be real. Grief is as much about what’s left behind—what’s left unsaid—as what goes on and leaves us here. In her new collection of poetry, How to Love the Empty Air, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz explores the space between us and our memories of and feelings for those we love, and how that “empty air” informs our experience of grief.
I’m so excited to be a part of the blog tour for Malala’s Magic Pencil! See below for information about the book and author, and for my review!
I’ll be honest. I was intrigued by Debi Gliori’s book Night Shift but also petrified to read and review it. See, in my family, there are certain things we don’t talk about with others, certain things we don’t admit. This is the first time I’ve talked about this publicly (or, as publicly as a book review can be).
I’ll admit it. When I read that Sarah Gailey’s new book was going to feature hippos, I was incredulous. How could it possibly work? How could I put aside the disbelief of hippos being used like horses and pay attention to the story?
Melissa de la Cruz’s Something in Between is such a relevant, real look at the issues immigrants face in modern American society.
In this poignant debut by Paula Garner, Otis and Meg, once the closest of friends, and a true and pure example of young love, must learn how to navigate the intimidating chasm of loss between them.
All Alejandra Mortiz wants is to never have to deal with magic. But since she comes from a family of brujas, that is a pretty difficult thing for her to accomplish.