Akata Witch

I found Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor while wandering around Wicker Park in Chicago with some friends. We all needed a little break and decided to pop into a little cafe which turned out to be a cafe/bookstore. What I'm saying in that this was the shop of my dreams. Something about the coffee book … Continue reading Akata Witch


Still Life With Tornado

Well, it has been quite a while since I've delved into the world of young adult books. I realized just how out of touch I was when talking to my aunt and cousin who are very much on cutting edge of what's coming out young adult wise...and I realized I miss it. Still Life With Tornado by … Continue reading Still Life With Tornado

Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future

Life is complicated and messy.  We are full of contradictions and not a whole lot makes sense.  Often in the process of untangling the mess we've been handed by past generations we tie our own knots to distract future generations.  It's a far from perfect system but we've been muddling along for a while now. … Continue reading Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future