Bear [Ben Queen]

I honestly am a bit torn with how I feel about Bear by Ben Queen and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton. On the one hand, I kind of loved it--the story was so unique and full of feels. But, on the other...I hated so many things. Surface level, this is the story of a seeing-eye guide dog that…

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Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapters Seven & Eight

We're about to meet Warner soon! Tahereh Mafi's Shatter Me series is disgusting in how it romanticizes abuse. To this day, I can't think about this book series without wanting to vomit. The fact that so many readers of this book have fallen in love with the abusive party, Warner, is so deeply disturbing to me.…