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Book Review: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber

Nothing good happens after midnight. Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review Reese Witherspoon posted on her Instagram that she is going to start working on a show that follows the storyline of the book Are You Sleeping, with Octavia Spencer. I saw that post, ordered the book, waited impatiently for it to get to me in…

Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

The shape of power is always the same; it is the shape of a tree. Root to tip, central trunk branching and re-branching, spreading wider in ever-thinner, searching fingers. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Woah, woah, woah. My mind is reeling. I am…dare I say…shooketh!? The world Naomi Alderman builds in The Power is, in…

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Book Rating 5/5, no contest Book Review I LITERALLY CAN’T PROCESS HOW GOOD THIS BOOK IS. If you haven’t already read Dark Matter, please go read it. Go get it right now. Buy it here. I am shooketh. I stayed up late reading this. I mean, if you know me, you know there is practically…

Book Review: Every Day by David Levithan

Book Rating: 5/5 Book Review: This is what love does: It makes you want to rewrite the world. It makes you want to choose the characters, build the scenery, guide the plot. The person you love sits across from you, and you want to do everything in your power to make it possible, endlessly possible.…

Book Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review: What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love? The book We Were Liars follows a group of friends who visit Beechwood Island every summer. Three of them are related (Johnny, Mirren, Cadence) and one is portrayed as just lucky to be involved (Gat). The narrator,…

Book Review: More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Book Rating: 3/5 Book Review: There were some really beautiful things about More Happy than Not, and then there were some things I didn’t like so much about it. I feel like my review will be a bit controversial, so I do want to clarify that I love the ideas this book brought about and…

Book Review: The hate u give by Angie Thomas

Book Rating: 5/5 Book Review: Where can I even begin with this book? The hate u give is a powerful, gut-wrenching novel that I wish I could make required reading for every single person. That’s right, every single person. Over a certain age, of course. The narrator, Starr, grapples with a split world. She is…