Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

I have had Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers on my shelf for years. Oddly enough I never ended up unhauling it, as I really did intend to read it someday. Well, that day has come! You see, I have been prioritizing reading more diversely and then un-hauling those books and getting them into the […]

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Guy A. Sims and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile is a book that I decided to read in the beginning of 2016 because it is an adaptation of Myers’s book by the same title, and because I am someone who cannot get enough of graphic novels. Further, with listening to Serial, watching Making Murderer and reading All American Boys, I cannot get enough of media that explores the American justice system, flaws and all.

Juba!: A Novel by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

The thing about Walter Dean Myers’s books is that there is something for everybody. Walter Dean Myers was a prolific writer with books about young adults of color that span a wide variety of genre and situations. Juba!: A Novel is the last book that Myers wrote and for the most part it is a book […]

Invasion | Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

When I come across books by Walter Dean Myers, I make an effort to get my hands on and read them, as Myers is such a prolific author and someone whom I think has contributed so much to the oeuvre of multicultural young adult literature. I think I was one of the few people incredibly […]

Allison: All The Right Stuff | Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

All The Right Stuff by Walter Dean Myers is a really well written book that discusses the idea of the social contract and the implications that it has on different parts of society. For me, this was right up my alleyway as someone with a background in both psychology and women’s studies. All the themes […]

Sunrise Over Fallujah Walter Dean Myers Audiobook Review

Why do I like reading military based books so much? I’ve never been a soldier. I’m scared witless of guns. But, I love reading about camaraderie. I love reading about bravery and courage under fire, so to speak. When I first came across Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers, it was at the library in […]