Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

This is a work of YA contemporary fiction. Daniel is a seventeen-year-old Korean-American poet who, against his traditional parents' wishes, does not want to attend Yale or become a doctor.  Natasha is a science-minded undocumented immigrant from Jamaica who's been living in New York City since age 9, but is about to be deported that night. … Continue reading Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Book Review: Honolulu by Alan Brennert

Moloka’i, the story of a girl in a leper colony, by Alan Brennert, is one of my favorite books. So I thought it would be worth checking out Brennert’s other Hawaii novel, Honolulu. We meet Regret, a young Korean girl at the turn of the (twentieth) century. She longs to venture outside of her culture's … Continue reading Book Review: Honolulu by Alan Brennert