Frank MC Court was born in NY from an Irish Immigrant. He tell a story of how the grow up poor during the Great Depression Era. He talks about his struggle in school, religion, how they didn't have money for food and clothes. His father is a alcoholic. He lost a sister and twin brothers. He share his humor of his life with singing and poetic.
Julian a Cuban native grew up during the Castro take over. His father had to hide all of their family jewelers and transfer them into the U.S.A banks. Julian parents send him to a Madrid Spain to establish his Visa to go to New York. Julian had trouble adapting to his new life from working, love life. securing his family possession, and his family. His father nenevr care about him until his mother passed. Julian lived his life control by his father and never got to spread his own wings.
This book is good. I really hate the cover. Easy read. I really want to give this book a 3. I felt it was blend. My reason I gave it a 4 because I can relate to julian living a concrete life and I didn't spend my wings. He always taking care of everyone else but not himself. I do love the history formats. I kinda wish the Castro rolled more into Julian life in NY.
I enjoy this book. Tibe was a player until he met Capri. MEN feel they can any women until he meet his challenge. You cant treat an independent women like you treat, hoes and ratchets. Capri stand her ground on how she want to be treat as a women. She left her city to get away from thristy men and end up renting a place from one.
Ever a teenager girl who died in a car accident came back to life as an Immortal.
Not knowing she an Immortal, she can see her decease sister Riley, and read mines and aura. She meet a new classmate name Damen that she felled in love with became confusing. Searching high and low to find out who Damen is and being the journey to her new life as an immortal.
Overall of the book was a little choppy. It was confusing at time. Book is very teenager, mainly for pre teens. It a easy fast read. I enjoy the world building, so detail. Its like an escape to another world when she found out that she an Immortal.
Lloyd Journey struggle with mental illness. After his 30th birthday, his father admitted him into Mental Health Hospital to be treated. During the late 1800s and early 1900s mental illness was new you were labeled imbecile. He passed away from complications of insulin shock therapy. Mental illness came a long way but still is an infancy stage. It was hard to diagnose and treat people back then and understand what they're going through. People with mental illness are being treated badly and some are being taken care of. The things that mental illness, some psychiatrists are learning the development of the human brain and the causes. Some can be hereditary passed down from generation or a life event. Going into the book was amazing. The book start off well and strong but I was confused when I thought the story was going to be about Lloyd. The bulk of the book was about his dad and the history of mental illness. The book is an easy read and will have you suck in all the way.
A friend lone me this book. It was one of her recommended books. More of a must read. So I read it and wow. A very manly book. The burnt victim that dont have no name tells a story his mental illness and porn addiction. He goes very detail and metphor. I never read a author that write so intrigue. Once you start reading. You cant put it down.
This book is so good. Im really not into fantasy books. But Harry Potter got me suck in. Following Harry in his Journey to find out who attacking the Hogwarts and trying to find the entrance of the Chamber.
Raven in search to find her true love. Alexander disappeared after his party and it's driving her crazy. She found a clue that he maybe in hipsters own where her father sister lives. Raven went over to her aunt house and begin to search. She went into coffin club and asked around. She met a teen named Jagger also a vampire. He freak her out and her return home. She found herself in trouble with Jagger and Alexander showed up. Alex told Raven about Jagger and also he a twin.
I really enjoy this book. Yet again funny, easy read, entertainment.
wow this book is amazing. I teared up when Hank was beating him for being gay. Kyle was dramatize until he meet Sam. Kyle was a trouble teen that almost went to juvie but this work program save him. He went to a farm to pay off a window he had broken. It was a culture shock because Walt and Glenda show him love that he never had at home and meet Sam, the guy of him dream. Kyle was very insercure with his sexuality and he aways think he did wrong. His mother finally left Hank and Kyle is working out the kinks of the new life of being gay and know how to feel cared for.