“Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community” by Lisa Loving — Reader Views

STREET JOURNALIST: UNDERSTAND & REPORT THE NEWS IN YOUR COMMUNITY Lisa LovingMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621061076Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (5/19) In “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community,” award-winning journalist Lisa Loving provides a guide to savvy community news reporting for eager young reporters and industry veterans alike. This book’s […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence


Source: Goodreads

They finally stopped me at Dover as I was trying to get back into the country (Extence 1).

Alex Woods is not a stranger to the unexpected. At just ten years old he is struck in the head by a meteorite, a freak accident that eventually leads him to suffer from epilepsy. Seven years after his meeting with the meteorite, through a series of unusual circumstances, Alex’s car is pulled over by a customs official as he tries to reenter England.

In his possession is massive amount of marijuana, an impressive collection of classical music, and an urn of ashes.

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The Darkening by Chris Sarantopoulos: A Spoiler-Free Review

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Author: Chris Sarantopoulos

Publication Date: October 28th, 2018 (Releases TODAY! See the bottom of this review for purchase links!)

Genre: Post-apocalyptic horror

Summary: In the world of this novel, light kills. Survivors scrape out their meager livings in whatever dark crevices they can find. When one survivor comes across a mysterious glowing girl, he learns that not everything is as it seems in the cruel new world born from the horrific event known only as “the Darkening.”

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American Street by Ibi Zoboi: A Spoiler-Free Review

30256109Author: Ibi Zoboi

Publisher: Balzar + Bray

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Magic Realism

Awards: Lincoln Award Nominee (2019), Americas Award (2018), National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature (2017)

Summary: When Fabiola Toussaint and her mother leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti to stay with their relatives in the United States, they are separated by Immigration Enforcement and Customs officers upon their flight’s arrival. While Fabiola is settling into life with cousins and aunt in Detroit, she is approached by a stranger who offers her a dangerous choice. Despite her newly found freedom, she finds herself trapped once again, this time forced to make an impossible decision and holding her mother’s future in the balance.

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