Sing, Unburied, Sing

By Jesmyn Ward

9.5/10
(9.5/10)

285 pages

What’s it about?
Jojo is 13 years old and trying to navigate the world.  He is surrounded by Pop, Mam, Kayla, Leonie, and Michael- but love is not perfect and either are the people that surround Jojo.  This is a story of what it means to be a family.

What did it make me think about?
This book not only makes you think- it makes you fell.

Should I read it?
I am awestruck by this book.  It is one of my favorite stories of the last few years!  Just amazing.   Run to buy this one!

Quote-
“He was just tall enough that when he hugged me, his chin rested on the top of my head, and I was cupped under him.  Like I belonged.  Because I wanted Michael’s mouth on me, because from the first moment I saw him walking across the grass to the where I sat in the shadow of the school sign, he saw me.  Saw past skin the color of unmarked coffee, eyes black, lips the color of plums, and​saw me.Saw the walking wound I was, and came to be my balm.”

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