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Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I saw The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo literally everywhere, but avoided it incessantly. It seemed like a book I wouldn’t particularly like. Typically, books about movie stars don’t make my short list. However, I stumbled upon it in my Scribd library, and thought, well…might as well give it a…

Book Review: Happy Doomsday by David Sosnowski

“So you want to make up a whole new religion just so a kid will stop asking questions,” Lucy said. Dev nodded. “That’s what religion was for, wasn’t it? That, and tax exemptions.” Book Rating 2.5/5 Book Review Happy Doomsday had redeeming qualities, for sure. It was well-written, and the characters were awesome, especially Dev.…

Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

“What is reality except for the things that people universally experience the same way?” Book Rating 4.25/5 Book Review An Absolutely Remarkable Thing had a strikingly original idea, or maybe I just haven’t read enough science fiction! I loved the narrator, April May, although sometimes she infuriated me. But at least she knew it. The…

Book Review: The Ocean at The End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Memories are a funny thing. They can be erased. They can…

Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

When someone’s been gone a long time, at first you save up all the things you want to tell them. You try to keep track of everything in your head. But it’s like trying to hold on to a fistful of sand: all the little bits slip out of your hands, and then you’re just…

Book Review: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I can’t make up my mind on this play! While on one hand, it’s completely misogynistic, on the other it’s absolutely brilliant. LET ME EXPLAIN THAT STATEMENT! It’s all in the eyes of the beholder. For being written in the 1500’s, it’s completely modern when it’s read in a certain…

Book Review: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds

You are a bookworm who has tunneled through the pages of history. Is that not so? Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review House of Suns is classified as a “space opera”. While I have definitely been on a science fiction kick, this one was completely different than any of my recent reads. Reynolds builds a completely…