Okay, January was a weird month in general. Let's talk about academics first. I took 2 English (as a second language) courses, one at college and one at the local English learning center of my city (I think is sponsored by the U.S. embassy). English V (college): A short summer course and the last mandatory… Continue reading Update: January 2018
One of my favorite books: Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman Why? If you like medieval time stories this one is really interesting, we follow a 14-year-old girl through the pages of her diary. I read it when I was about that age and I was surprised at how many things were relatable (except for the marriage… Continue reading Book recommendation challenge: Day 30
Book someone recommended me: The Giver by Lois Lowry Why? My sister recommended this one to me and I really enjoyed it. I wished I read it when I was younger. I look forward to reading the next book in the series if it is like the first one I will finish it in a matter of hours.
Book I read last month: The running man by Stephen King Why? I read two or three books in December, is not much so it was not a tough decision. I do have a full review of the running man so if you want you can check it out. To summarize the book is dystopia with… Continue reading Book recommendation challenge: Day 28
I had to write an essay for my english summer course, we had to compare an episode off Black Mirror to facebook. And how the app in Nosedive (season 3 episode 1) is similar to facebook. Everyday hundreds of new apps, including social media platforms, are created. This reflects how much people want and use… Continue reading Essay: Let’s “Nosedive” into reality
A book that exceeded my expectations: Dr. Sleep by Stephen King Why? I honestly thought it wouldn't live up to The Shining, but I was wrong. Even though the essence of the books is different I still like both. It was a nice surprise, I think I like The Shining better but this was not a bad… Continue reading Book recommendation challenge: Day 27
Pulitzer prize winner : To kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Why? I read this one a long time ago. In such a tender way, as a child's point of view talks about such important topics. I loved the writing style and I think is a book most people should read (even outside the US).