When Dimple Met Rishi | Sandhya Menon
Dec. 29, 2018
What the world needs more is people of color representation and author Sandhya Menon is fighting to give the world just that. As an Indian-American young adult novelist, Menon wants to show off her creations of Indian-American characters based in situations that do not necessarily pertain to their culture. In other words, she wants to normalize Indian characters and I'm all for it.
Menon's first published book, When Dimple Met Rishi, features Dimple Shah, ...
A year in review: 2018
Dec. 23, 2018
No, it hasn't quite been a year yet for this blog, but I thought it would be a good time to wrap up 2018 with a short blog post.
I came into this year with a determined resolution: read 20 or more books over the span of a year. I even decided to team up with my friend Ian, who made me this wonderful website from scratch.
Just to show you how ...
Giving Power to the Light
Dec. 12, 2018
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. - Victor Hugo
I'd like to say that I'm the least afraid of the dark of my two siblings and I. I ventured into the basement in the nighttime, where the only light came from the moon, several times during my childhood. I still walk in the hall without even a smidge of brightness and I may or may not bump into a ...
Nov. 12, 2018
What would you do if you came to a school where you didn't have to participate in gym classes or science projects? You'd rejoice, right? At King's Dominion, they swap out gym and biology for courses on hand-to-hand combat and poison.
Clearly, King's Dominion Atelier of Deadly Arts isn't your typical high school. Based in San Francisco, it is one setting of Rick Remender and Wes Craig's Deadly Class, from Image Comics. It is ...
Charlene Ross | Author Interview
Sept. 20, 2018