Fierce Fairytales By: Nikita Gill Grade: A I read Wild Embers by Nikita Gill earlier this year and immediately ordered Fierce Fairytales. The book is made up of poems, stories and illustrations “to stir your soul,” as the cover says! I seriously connected with the work so I guess you could say my soul was … More Fierce Fairytales Indeed
Kumakanda By: Kayo Chingonyi Grade: A I’ve really been delving into poetry the last little while and Kumakanda is a recent read and a collection that I really loved. Kumakanda is an initiation that a boy must pass through to be considered a man in the Luvale tribe.
I first read about Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Hepperman on a beauty blog and I immediately put it on my wish list. The poems take important issues that girls and women deal with and wraps them up in fairy tales. The book also includes pictures and artwork throughout ranging from beautifully creepy to … More Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty