book review, review

Book Review: “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

Like the colorless world of the community, "The Giver" is a bland dystopian that attempts to discuss the importance of individual choice but fails to add anything new to the discussion.

food from fiction


"We walked to the food floor of the department store off Miyuki Road, debating which cafΓ© had the most impressive spread of wax desserts in their floor-to-ceiling windows. We ducked under the cloth noren hanging from the doorway and sat down at a table. We ordered kakigori, shaved ice, mine melon and his strawberry with extra condenced milk."