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

Title: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Publisher: Atria Books Date published: June 13th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 391 Rating: 5/5 Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses… Continue reading Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Review: In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

Title: In Five Years Author: Rebecca Serle Genre: Contemporary, Romance Publisher: Atria Books Date published: March 3rd 2020 Format: Paperback Page Count: 272 Rating: 3.5/5 Where do you see yourself in five years? When Type-A Manhattan lawyer Dannie Cohan is asked this question at the most important interview of her career, she has a meticulously crafted… Continue reading Review: In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

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Review: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: Daisy Jones and the Six Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Ballantine Books Date published: March 5th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 355 Rating: 4/5 Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six: The band's album Aurora came to define the rock 'n' roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted… Continue reading Review: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Genre: Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retelling Publisher: Ecco Date published: August 28th 2012 Format: Paperback Page Count: 378 Rating: 5/5 Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet… Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Review: Finale by Stephanie Garber

Title: Finale (Caraval #3) Author: Stephanie Garber Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance Publisher: Flatiron Books Date published: May 7th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 478 Rating: 4/5 A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for. It’s been two months since the Fates were freed from a deck of cards, two… Continue reading Review: Finale by Stephanie Garber

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Review: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

Title: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Author: Jane Mount Genre: Nonfiction, Art Publisher: Chronicle Books Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 224 Rating: 5/5 ** Thank you so much Christina for this gift. Couldn't have asked for anything better ** Bibliophile is a collection of novel lists, literary facts, and essentially everything bookish.… Continue reading Review: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

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Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi Genre: Memoir Publisher: Random House Date published: January 19th 2016 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4.5/5 Trigger warnings: cancer, death At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.… Continue reading Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Title: The Rest of Us Just Live Here Author: Patrick Ness Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary/Fantasy Publisher: Harper Teen Date published: October 6th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 317 Time: 6 hours Rating: 3/5 What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck… Continue reading Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

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Review: How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg

Title: How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking Author: Jordan Ellenberg Genre: Nonfiction, Science Publisher: Penguin Press Date published: May 29th, 2014 Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 480 Rating: 4/5 "When will I ever use algebra in my life?" This is the question that every student has asked before, and is one that… Continue reading Review: How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg

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Review: Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer

Title: Aphrodite Made Me Do It Author: Trista Mateer Genre: Poetry, Art Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing Date published: October 1st, 2019 Format: eBook Page Count: 224 Rating: 4/5 Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering retelling, she uses the… Continue reading Review: Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer