Reading Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe

Spoiler Alert: Although this review contains some spoilers, the book is a treasure trove of metaphors and symbols; you’ll no doubt be captivated once you begin reading. Chinua Achebe masterfully guides the reader to the Lower Niger region of West Africa to experience the beauty and despair of tribal life and the tumult that accompanies […]

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Reading The Moon Chaser by Alexa Kang

The Moon Chaser, by Alexa Kang PJ Review Score: 4.8/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Alexa Kang is the author of WWII and 20th Century historical fiction. Her works include the Rose of Anzio, Shanghai Story (of which Moon Chaser is a spin-off) and Eternal Flame. To learn more about Alexa Kang and her works, visit her website. Overview The Moon Chaser is a historical […]

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Profile: J Music Ensemble

The thing that helped me get to this point is that I was open to whatever situation that I was in. It’s really easy to be a young talented musician and be self-aware of that talent and turn down all the opportunities that you don’t want to do.

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Book Review: Scraps of Love

Scraps of Love, Shann Tajiah PJ Review Score: 3/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Overview Scraps of Love: Poetry From the Darkest Night 1992 – 2010, is a poetry collection written by Shann Tajiah and published in 2018 by Ithirial Rising Press. The collection is organized logically, starting with the table of contents, followed by […]

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Book Review: Gladiator

Gladiator, Joshua Chou PJ Review Score: 3.5/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Overview Gladiator is an action, fantasy novel written by Joshua Chou. Chou is a NYU graduate, who intends to make a career out of writing. He loves super-heroes, which is evident in this work.  Gladiator, published in 2018, is his first novel. As […]

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Book Review: Behold

Behold, Rikke Delhi PJ Review Score: 4/5 3: 🙂 4: 😊 5: 😲  Overview Rikke Dehli is a Danish author of Behold, a poetry collection filled with free verse poetry published in November of 2017. Behold is Rikke Dehli’s first published poetry collection. The cover art is unique and simplistic. It’s a good representation of the poems that […]

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A Song of Seeking Within the Shadows: Discovering the True Shape of Vulnerability

Very rarely can you come across a unique piece like “The Vulnerables”. The Rapper who goes by Lafu Maton brought us to a new level of a dark, soul-crunching experience, which truly showcases the level of beauty and capability of musical expression. A special take on poetry and hip-hop, “The Vulnerables” is a song that explores on music format, pushes boundaries with lyrical content and expresses creativity in production. 

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