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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

    I read Gone Girl solely because of its popularity and it didn’t disappoint! The book tells the story of Nick and Amy Dunne, a young married couple, whose marriage seems to be going well but, of course, suffers … Continue reading

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Paper Towns by John Green

In reading Paper Towns, I’ve completed my tour of John Green’s young adult novels. In this story, Green presents readers with the story of Q, a high school senior from Orlando, FL who’s life has been tied loosely with the … Continue reading

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Dreamland : Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep by David K. Randall

A few days ago, I went to my local library to return all of my Emily Giffin books and I found myself craving something a little more substantial. I wandered my way out of the “New Fiction” section into one … Continue reading

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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan

In the past few months I have found myself tearing through all of John Green’s novels and I decided to read “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” as the next up on my “Tour of Green.” This book was actually suggested to … Continue reading

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

I was lucky enough to travel around Europe with my godfather this past January. While in Milan, I was spending an afternoon exploring the city on foot and came across an American bookstore. After having spent two weeks in countries … Continue reading

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Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie

I had already heard of the book Start Something That Matters because TOMS is basically my second signature “Izzy Shoe” (after Birkenstocks, of course), but I had never really had the initiative to pick it up because I’m not really … Continue reading

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The Love of My Life by Cheryl Strayed via The Sun

First of all, my apologies for not having posted in awhile. Things have been picking up in school and in my personal life and the clutter in my brain has piled up and hasn’t left much space for me to … Continue reading

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Wetlands by Charlotte Roche

I picked up this book from the discount table at NYU’s bookstore. It set me back a mere $3.00, but it was definitely worth it because it brought laughs, chills, and feelings of disgust. Charlotte Roche, who is a german … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi Love by Arielle Ford

Wabi Sabi is an ancient Japanese aesthetic that promotes finding beauty in imperfection. In Wabi Sabi Love, Arielle Ford applies the practice to romantic relationships. She gives statistics (did you know that 50% of first marriages, 67% of second marriages, … Continue reading

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Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

        I like to consider myself spiritual, if not totally religious. I went to a Catholic school from Pre-K through eighth grade and was exposed to religion at a very young age. As I’ve grown older, I … Continue reading

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