Good morning, afternoon, or evening, everyone! I have some special news that I need to share with all of you, so I hope you're all ready to listen! One of my goals for the past few months was to move Ace Of Bens to self-hosting, and what better time to do that than at the … Continue reading I’ve Moved!
Synopsis: King Midas once had the ability to turn all he touched into gold. But after his gift—or curse—almost killed his daughter, Midas relinquished The Touch forever. Ten years later, Princess Kora still bears the consequences of her father’s wish: her skin shines golden, rumors follow her everywhere she goes, and she harbors secret powers … Continue reading Review | “A Touch Of Gold” by Annie Sullivan
Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Synopsis: From Jesse Andrews, author of the New York Times bestselling Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and screenwriter of the Sundance award–winning motion picture of the same name, comes a groundbreaking young adult novel about music, love, friendship, and freedom as three young musicians follow a quest to escape the law long … Continue reading Review: “The Haters” by Jesse Andrews
Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Synopsis: My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look … Continue reading Review: “Everything, Everything” by Nicola Yoon
Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Synopsis: Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity and determine what they can do to identify and … Continue reading Review: “Transphobia: Deal with It and Be a Gender Transcender” by J. Wallace Skelton and Nick Johnson