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Review: When We Were on Fire

Addie grew up in the evangelical culture in Illinois. A culture where she was defined by WWJD bracelets, fish stickers, See Ya At the Pole events, and crushes on missionary boys. When We Were on Fire is Addie Zierman’s candid story of her journey with faith. The book is divided neatly into the headings, “Obsession,” “Disillusion,” “Rebellion,” …

Review: Room

Captivating. Fascinating. Heart-breaking. This is one of those books that I couldn’t stop reading and didn’t want to finish. Room: A Novel by Emma Donaghue is a story told from the perspective of 5-year-old Jack. {Side note: as a linguist, I was almost really distracted for the first little while, because Donaghue does a masterful job of consistently …