American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

General Review In the past year, I have been trying to expand my taste in books to different genres. I have not read a lot of historical fiction recently, but the synopsis caught my attention. What I found was a story that not only entertained me, but encouraged me to find out more information about…

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Review: The Vanishing Half

General Review I saw The Vanishing Half on several book lists and saw it on tables at bookstores. The cover caught my eye and I just knew I had to read this book. After reading through the book once, I sat still. I needed a moment to process what I’d read because this story was…

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Why Kalief Browder and the Central Park 5 are important

As I watched and recapped When They See Us, someone told me to look at The Kalief Browder Story. It took me a little time to watch and do some research on Kalief Browder and his story. I was not at all familiar with it and wanted to have a good grasp on what happened. After…

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When They See Us- Conclusion

It only seemed right to give my concluding thoughts of the four-part film after giving my opening thoughts at the beginning. I really didn’t expect to be so emotional while watching this. My heart wanted this to be a fictional story, but my mind knew that this was real. I cried because it was real.…

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When They See Us- Part 4

******** Spoiler ******** This is a detailed recap of the final part of the film. If you intend to watch Part 4 and do not want to see spoilers, read this after seeing the film.  Recap In Part 3, there was very little information on what had happened to Korey. This final part fills in…

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When They See Us- Part 3

  ****** SPOILER ALERT ****** In each part of this blog series, I’m going to review/recap each individual episode, then give my thoughts about what I’ve seen. If you have not seen the series and want to watch it, don’t read this post until after you’ve seen Part 3. Recap For this recap, I’m going…

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When They See Us- Part 2

****** SPOILER ALERT ****** In each part of this blog series, I’m going to review/recap each individual episode, then give my thoughts about what I’ve seen. If you have not seen the series and want to watch it, don’t read this post until after you’ve seen Part 2. Recap  This part had even more tension…

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When They See Us-Part 1

****** SPOILER ALERT ****** In each part of this blog series, I’m going to review/recap each individual episode, then give my thoughts about what I’ve seen. If you have not seen the series and want to watch it, don’t read this post until after you’ve seen Part 1. Recap This series initially began with a…

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When They See Us

I remember watching the preview for this short series when it first appeared on Netflix. It immediately sparked my interest and I eagerly awaited its release. What I didn’t realize at the time, was that this is a true story. I had never heard of the Central Park Five. When I did a little research,…

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