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Miss Peregine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Russell Riggs

Russell Riggs’ first novel “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” sat on my bookshelf for the past three summers. This Christmas, my older sister picked it up and read it, which of course left me very curious. I decided to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Update!

Hi Everyone, I haven’t blogged here in a LONG time, my apologies for that. But I have been spending all of my extra time plowing through some books on my to-read list (Gone Girl, lots of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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