The Giver: Lois Lowry (1993)

–> A review by Kayla. To be honest, I’m not sure how to write one of these review things. I’m sure my last review for┬áBeloved┬ásounded like a mix between a research paper and an infomercial, equatable more to the super enthusiastic Billy Mays than to the ‘as seen on TV’ ads. To be fair, I…

_Beloved_ by Toni Morrison

–> A Review by Kayla. The year is 1856. From Covington, Kentucky to Cincinnati, Ohio, the morning papers headline: ┬áBarbaric Escaped Woman Brutally Murders Child with Knife. What kind of a human being could ever, ever murder their own child? Anyone would be quick to offer responses such as, “A monster, only a monster.” Or,…