My Show Choir Experience

If there's one thing I love as much as books, it's music. Not only do I love music, but I love singing and performing as well. To me, one of the most influential, important, and significant things I've done during high school was participate in show choir. Yes, I really felt the need to use… Continue reading My Show Choir Experience

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Top Ten Tuesday // Books I Would Like to See on the Screen

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s prompt is a page to screen… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I Would Like to See on the Screen


Music & Monsters // This Savage Song Soundtrack

I am obsessed with matching songs with books. Don't you ever hear a song and think, "oh, this fits perfectly with [insert book here]!" I know I can't be alone in that feeling. I've also made quite a few book playlists for school projects. Unfortunately, this one never got to see the light of day—before… Continue reading Music & Monsters // This Savage Song Soundtrack

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Four Your Consideration // May 2019

Four Your Consideration is a monthly feature on Raine Reads. This feature highlights four upcoming releases in the next month. Today I’m discussing four releases I’m looking forward to in May! With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo  With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni… Continue reading Four Your Consideration // May 2019

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Five Fiction Books for High School Seniors

Everybody knows that senior year of high school comes with a lot of tough decisions and responsibility. And I'm not just saying that because I'm a senior! This is the point in many people's lives where we are expected to make big decisions that impact the rest of our lives. As if that isn't enough,… Continue reading Five Fiction Books for High School Seniors