Michael J. Bowler’s “I Know When You’re Going To Die” follows sixteen-year-old Leonardo Cantrell. One night, while volunteering at a local homeless shelter, Leo has a mysterious encounter with one of the shelter’s residents that will change his life forever.
Imagine being stuck in a world rigid in rituals – a place where being different means you’re an outcast and individuality is discouraged. That’s what life is like for Sohmeng Par.
PERSIANALITYMichael Benzehabe Shema Publishing Company (2019)ISBN 9781095508442Reviewed by Faryal Jabbar (age 17) for Reader Views (8/19) “Persianality,” by Michael Benzehabe lives up to its description as a thrilling and jarring bildungsroman or coming-of-age novel through its truly unique main character: Jamileh. She’s young, bold, and naive with her head in the sky and her heart [...]