Writer’s Block #27

We are proud to present to you our 27th issue, full of poetry, fiction and artwork by our talented contributors. In addition, the editorial board hopes to broaden your literary horizon and add to your list of must-reads. So what are you waiting for? Sit back, grab your beverage of choice, and enjoy! Click the cover to seeContinue reading “Writer’s Block #27”

Haunted by Humans: A Review of The Book Thief

  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Knopf Books for Young Readers March 14, 2006 550 pages “Here’s a small fact – you are going to die.” That’s how Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief (2006) starts. With this line, Zusak immediately sets the tone for the rest of the novel, a grim story set inContinue reading “Haunted by Humans: A Review of The Book Thief”

Aiming for Oblivion: A Review of The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

  The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta Publisher: Candlewick Press Release date: March 1, 2010 328 pages Cover: http://www.penguin.com.au/jpg-large/9780670074235.jpg Everything is fine until Joe Finch Mackee is blown to pieces in a bombing at the London underground, and grief hits his remaining family members hard. The Piper’s Son, a companion novel to Saving Francesca (2005),Continue reading “Aiming for Oblivion: A Review of The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta”