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Jul 23

Book Review: If I Stay

If I Stay by Gayle Forman The book’s cover advertised that it was great for fans of Twilight, and it looks like the kind of cover done after they make a movie based on the book. Despite these two blemishes, I decided to give it a read, since I like YA. Anyone who picks this …

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Jan 20

Book Review: The Descendants

The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings   This novel has everything you might want in a novel. It has rich family dynamics, complex and changing relationships, and a lush and fascinating background. It’s set in Hawaii, where Matt King is one of the last descendants of a land speculator and a Hawaiian princess. He’s also …

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Sep 11

Book Review: Lock In

Lock In by John Scalzi I’d been hearing about this book for months before it came out, and kept checking to see if my hold at the library had been filled yet, when I decided not to wait anymore and just buy the audiobook. They gave me the choice between Amber Benson and Wil Wheaton …

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Feb 22

Book Review: Asleep

Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto A friend handed me this, not telling me what to expect, and it turned out to be a very literary novel. It’s not really a novel, per se., but three long short stories or short novellas all on the theme of sleeping. The first short story is about a woman worried …

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Jan 23

Book Review: Diary

Diary by Chuck Palahniuk This is the kind of book that creeps under your skin and interferes with dreams. I haven’t read any of Palahniuk’s other books, but one of his biggest fans recommended I start with this one, perhaps because it involves an artist as a protagonist and he thought I’d identify. Palahniuk has …

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