Category Archives: Three Star

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

I picked up Sarah Dessen’s “Lock and Key” at my neighborhood TJ Maxx, on the clearance shelf for $2. What a deal, right! And I figured that it would just be a quick, leisure read, but I was surprised that … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

While my younger sister was home for winter break she was flipping through channels and ended up watching Julia Roberts in “Eat, Pray, Love.” Because I heard that the book was much better than the movie rendition (obviously), I headed … Continue reading

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Why We Broke Up by David Handler, Illustrated by Maira Kalman

One afternoon, while I was browsing the shelves of the YA section of my local library, I was attracted to the look of the cover of a book written by an author I had never encountered before. When I flipped … Continue reading

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Dirt Work by Christine Byl

I picked up Dirt Work by Christine Byl for various reasons: I liked the cover and the title, I enjoyed reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed and thought that this would be something like that, and I like the idea of … Continue reading

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Love The One You’re With by Emily Gififn

“Love The One You’re With” is a book I had heard about from various girlfriends and decided to pick up after reading Giffin’s first two novels. “Love The One You’re With” tells the story Ellen, a young newlywed, a New … Continue reading

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Something Blue by Emily Giffin

  I decided to pick up Emily Giffin’s sequel to “Something Borrowed” as soon as I finished the first book. I just started my full-time summer job and for me, the light reading that “Something Blue” was destined to provide … Continue reading

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An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

I picked up An Abundance of Katherines after a friend suggested it to me. I went in kind of knowing what I should expect because I had previously read Looking for Alaska, also by John Green. An Abundance of Katherines … Continue reading

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Le Cid by Corneille (Translated by Edwin P. Grobe)

When I made this blog, I knew that I would be writing about books I read for leisure. Even though I’m an english major, who really wants to know about books that are “required” reads? So, I’m sorry I’m breaking … Continue reading

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It Was Over When: Tales of Romantic Dead Ends (Capturing The Moment You Know Your Relationship Was Doomed) by Robert K. Elder

        I picked up this book from the new nonfiction shelf at my local library (what else is new). I liked the cover and I thought that the book would be relevant to my own life. I … Continue reading

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Hungry by Crystal Renn

In her autobiography/memoir, Hungry, Crystal Renn lets readers into her childhood and rise to fame as a top model. She writes candidly about growing up with her grandmother, going to grade school, and eventually high school. She talks about desiring … Continue reading

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