August 28, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Readers who can unfortunately relate to what Sofie and Con are going through will not only feel seen but feel assured that, with help and hope, things may not always be so hard.
July 19, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
A great book to hand to kids who want something meaty and "real" without being overbearingly heavy or sad.
May 23, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Ever Since and When Oceans Rise are about telling stories. More importantly, they’re about the power of telling your own story, even when it’s hard, even when society pushes back.
April 18, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
In every piece of art or writing, I’ve found a new truth layered in shadow, or dispelled old bitterness in an unexpected turn of phrase, or tugged an answer from a tangle of threads.
November 29, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I have lived with the effects of war all my life. It’s one of the main reasons why House of Yesterday exists—to try to untangle the ghosts and questions and guilt in an effort to find my way back home.
October 13, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
For the person who reads Dark Room Etiquette, I hope they’re comforted, see themselves, see their potential for growth and recovery, see their ability to create their own art, and know that even if they’re hurting right now, they can make it out of the dark.
September 6, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
It’s not that these types of teen characters are truly unlikable–it’s that looking at them full-on, without flinching, makes us confront our own selves.
September 10, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
This unique graphic novel will resonate and educate readers. A good addition to collections.
October 15, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
This is one of those great books that manages to be both devastatingly sad and hopeful. Mia is a fierce character who works hard to keep her walls built up around her, but experiences real, believable growth over the course of the story.
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