We have to walk around being perfect all the time just to be seen as human. Don't you ever get tired of being a symbol? Don't you ever just want to be human?

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed (Review)

People glorify protest when white kids do it, when it's chic, frustrated Parisian kids or British coal miners or suffragettes smashing windows and throwing firebombs at inequality. A topical and interesting coming-of-age story with a gorgeous cover that I couldn't resist. Even if this isn't your usual genre, this is worth a pick up for …

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Quote: Love. Love was the lightest object, the thing that elevated you and kept you aloft.

The Lightest Object in the Universe by Kimi Eisele (Blog Tour Review)

And no more personal power: the bold bravado, the unwavering invincibility, the belief that they would always be on top, delivered from despair - because delivery was what they knew and delivery was what they believed they were entitled to. I hadn't actually heard of this book until I was invited on the blog tour, …

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