Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

*furiously wipes tears from eyes* Nope. No. No really, I’m not crying. *distant wailing from back of the car.* I promise you that isn’t me. That was me. I finished The Book Thief  in the car surrounded by my family so having an emotional breakdown wouldn’t have been an acceptable thing to do. I assure you IContinue reading “Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak”

Review: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Few books move me to tears. This one left my face a watercolor of sadness and my lungs void of air. No exaggeration. I can’t review this book. Depictions of human anguish cannot be criticized. Sepetys writes without garnish but that is the beauty of Between Shades of Gray. The story is raw and real. NothingContinue reading “Review: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys”