Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence Review

Creator: Joel Christian Gill Publisher: ONI Press “Memoirs are not biography–they’re more like a recollection of past events,” Joel Christian Gill tells the reader in the afterword of Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence. In this memoir Gill shares how his life pushed him towards violence and how he took control of that violence toContinue reading “Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence Review”

Nubia: Real One Review

Creators: L.L. McKinney & Robyn Smith Publisher: DC Comics There are stories that tell how we wish the world was and there are stories that tell how the world is. Nubia: Real One tells how it is in the real world for a young African-American woman. Nubia is filled with so much potential this isContinue reading “Nubia: Real One Review”

You Brought Me the Ocean Review

“For as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamed of another world. A world where I can discover who I really am, where I’m part of something greater than myself.”  This is how Alex Sanchez begins You Brought Me the Ocean. As someone who frequently chooses books based on the first line, first page, firstContinue reading “You Brought Me the Ocean Review”