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My Life as a Rhombus by Varian Johnson

My Life as a Rhombus by Varian Johnson My rating: 2 of 5 stars The story of Rhonda Lee is one I feel many teenagers can identify with—at 14, she got pregnant and had an abortion. Because she’s an only child and her mother died when she was 11, her father is left with the [...]

July 16th, 2012|

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury My rating: 5 of 5 stars I first read Dandelion Wine when I was in junior high school, as part of a required reading list. At that time, I didn’t fully appreciate Ray Bradbury’s gift. I remember not fully understanding the story and feeling the title had nothing to do [...]

July 14th, 2012|