Don’t Stare Too Long: The Witching Tree

Summary Burning Lakes is a small town famous after three witches were tried and killed in the 1700s. The Witching Tree serves as a reminder of what happened. People believe that if you carve your desires in the Witching Tree, over time they’ll disappear and only witches can read them.

I’m Still A Man: The Taking of Jake Livingston

Summary Jake Livingston is a student at a private school and is the only black kid in his class. He often feels like he’s singled out and picked on by other students as well as his teachers. On top of this, Jake can also see ghosts; he’s a medium. This causes him to often withdrawContinue reading “I’m Still A Man: The Taking of Jake Livingston”

We’re Still Here: Firekeeper’s Daughter Review

“We faced more than you and we’re still here.” Summary Firekeeper’s Daughter is a story about 18-year-old Daunis Fountaine, who lives in a tight-knit Native American community. Well, sort of…Daunis is half Native American and half white. Did I mention that she is also from one of the wealthiest families in town? This sometimes leavesContinue reading “We’re Still Here: Firekeeper’s Daughter Review”

Ace of Spades Review

Ace of Spades centers around two characters, Chiamaka and Devon, who are the only two Black students at a predominately white school. They begin their senior year with goals to do their best and work towards their long-term success goals. Neither of them expects to have all of their secrets exposed to the entire studentContinue reading “Ace of Spades Review”