Tag: family curses

Family Curses & Life Lessons with Alaine

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

By: Maika Moulite & Maritza Moulite

Dear Haiti is about a girl who gets herself into quite a bit of trouble at school and winds up sent to Haiti to do a work program in lieu of being expelled. Alaine’s parents are both from Haiti though she has scant knowledge of the place. Her mother, a world-renowned journalist is also in Haiti dealing with the fallout of a scandal.

Oh, there’s also a family curse Alaine needs to break.

Mixed Feelings on All the Bad Apples

all the bad apples

All the Bad Apples

By: Moira Fowley-Doyle

In the end some books aren’t bad they just fall squarely into the: not for me category and after thinking about it for quite a while that’s where I’m putting my split feelings on All the Bad Apples.

Though I do think if you’re considering reading this you may want to ask yourself: how you like your magical realism?