Book Reviews

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children who once lived here - one of whom was his own… Continue reading Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

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Book Review: Dragon’s Oath by P.C. Cast & Kristen Cast

The first in an enthralling new mini-series of novellas from the #1 bestselling authors of the House of Night, Dragon’s Oath tells the story behind the House of Night’s formidable fencing instructor – the love that will transform him, and the promise that will haunt him In early 19th century England, long before he’s a… Continue reading Book Review: Dragon’s Oath by P.C. Cast & Kristen Cast

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Getting to Know You: Why writing for “inclusion” and not “diversity”?

I don't like the word diversity. I think it's a misnomer. Diversity is a default setting. Whether anyone likes it or not, we are diverse. The issue is not and has never been with diversity. The issue is with inclusion. Human beings are very good at excluding diverse things. Not white? Not welcome. Gay? Get… Continue reading Getting to Know You: Why writing for “inclusion” and not “diversity”?