Category Archives: Five Star

Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas

I picked up Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas after it was featured on my local library’s book of the week list. As soon as I began reading it, I loved it. There was so much about the plot that … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

  “‘You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.’” After reading “Looking for Alaska” and “An Abundance of Katherines,” I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Flyer by Joseph Francis Skovira

I read The Christmas Flyer over a two day period: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The book, set in the late 1960s on Long Island, tells the story of a young boy who is questioning his faith in the Christmas … Continue reading

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trial by Cheryl Strayed

National best seller, Oprah’s Book Club 2.0, tons of good reviews… why wouldn’t you pick up this book? I first heard of this memoir over the summer, when my high school track coach/mentor/friend told me that she really thought I … Continue reading

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Hilarity Ensues by Tucker Max

Hilarity¬†does ensue. I was super excited when I found this book on the new nonfiction shelf of my library. I read Tucker Max’s first “fratire” memoir, I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, three years ago and his second, Assholes … Continue reading

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izzyslibrary.wordpress.com by Izzy Skovira

izzyslibrary.wordpress.com is a blog run by me, a 20-year-old college student looking for the best reads out there today. My goal here is to read one book a week and then to review it telling you why you should read … Continue reading

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