Found family and biracial characters. Building a rocket and eating char siu buns. Science fairs, comic books, and the 80s.
🎶 These are a few of my favorite things. 🎶
And if they’re some of your favorite things too, then you will probably love “Clues to the Universe” by Christina Li as much as I did!
Recently, I’ve been trawling through the archives of different blogs—book blogs, author blogs, lifestyle blogs. Last night, I even dared to poke around at something I’ve locked away on the internet…my old personal WordPress blog.
2020…what a year. It has truly been a difficult time for everyone, as we’ve all been dealing with the tragedies, losses, and hardships that this year has thrown at us. I won’t attempt to romanticize the struggles of the past 12 months; to do so, in my opinion, would be completely inconsiderate of the very real pain that people have endured, and of everyone and everything people have lost this year.
Although there’s still a few weeks left of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, today officially marks the end of the season for me, as I start my college orientation today! I thought now would be a good point to do a little reflection of the reading I’ve done this season.
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan is a fantasy novel unlike any other. It follows Elliot Schafer, a nerdy and upfront and intelligent boy, from the ages of thirteen through seventeen as he navigates magic school in the Borderlands.