Book Review: The Other Lizzi Faith

by Valerie Flokstra, Book Reviewer for jaBlog!   Can’t-put-it-down amazing is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of The Other Lizzi Faith. Fifteen-year-old Brooke Ross definitely knows how to tell a sensational story. Her novel cleverly mixes romance and drama with sword fights and danger. And then it throws in fantasy,...
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Writing Trends vs. Writing What You Love

by Jillian Hermoso, Southeast Asia Blogger jaBlog! Artwork by Lucy Zhang   As writers, we find ourselves visiting our favourite bookstore once a week. Maybe even more! Just one step into the establishment and we are suddenly filled with the smell of books, the smell of our second home. We smile and start waltzing through the...
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March Fiction: Kyle is Perfect (short story)

by Urvi Talaty, Age 17, India Artwork by Lucy Zhang This piece was written for the March fiction prompt: green. We like how Urvi uses the prompt “green” figuratively as “to be green with envy.”   Kyle is Perfect  Kyle is perfect. He has everything––the looks, the money, the friends, the scholarship. I have nothing...
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