Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison

Orange is the New Black first caught my eye a few years ago when it first came out. I kept going back and forth on it. It looked intriguing, but I was also wary of the whole prison-as-told-through-the-eyes-of-a-privileged-white-lady thing. And ultimately, that’s why I put the book on the back burner for so long. Fast-forwardContinue reading “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison”

Lucretia and the Kroons

Lucretia (Loochie) Gardner is a young girl living in Queens. She’s just turned twelve, and all she wants is for life to go back to the way it was. Her best friend, Sunny, has been battling cancer for months now. Loochie has always been a bit of an outsider, and life without Sunny has beenContinue reading “Lucretia and the Kroons”