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Book Review: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Summary: A short biography of a young man in his 20s named Chris McCandless, who, soon after graduating from college, decided to pursue a life completely surrounded by and in the wild. Page Length: 207 Genre: Non-fiction, biography Published: 1997 Pros: includes a lot of personal notes, and thoughts of Chris which helps show what… Continue reading Book Review: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

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Book Review: The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold

Summary: A middle-aged woman visits her mother who has, in recent years, deteriorated both physically and mentally with illness. To say that their relationship is toxic and strained is an understatement. During her visit to her mother, Helen, our main character, does something to her mother that most people would gasp at in horror. Through… Continue reading Book Review: The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold

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Book Review: The Removers: A Memoir by Andrew Meredith

Summary: A memoir chronicling the early to present life of Andrew Meredith who talks about the turmoil and everyday life of his family and experiences growing up while working alongside his father as a remover (someone who picks up and removes bodies from the places the deceased died). Page Length: 192 Genre: Memoir, Non-fiction Published: 2014… Continue reading Book Review: The Removers: A Memoir by Andrew Meredith

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Book Review: Anne Of Green Gables (Anne Of Green Gables Book #1) by L.M. Montgomery

Summary: A vivacious young girl named Anne is unexpectedly adopted by a middle-aged couple who initially wanted a boy to help out with work on their farm. Red-headed Anne Shirley comes into their lives instead and through her enlightening and entertaining adventures, turns Green Gables on its head (for the better). Page length: (depends on… Continue reading Book Review: Anne Of Green Gables (Anne Of Green Gables Book #1) by L.M. Montgomery

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What To Read This Month: 10 New Releases Hitting Shelves In June 2017

In most parts of the world, the weather has turned into a summery bliss ready to be filled with vacations, extended hobby time, and, for book lovers, new releases. Here's what the month of June has to offer in the new book releases department.   1. Hunger: A Memoir of My Body by Roxane Gay… Continue reading What To Read This Month: 10 New Releases Hitting Shelves In June 2017

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Back In Time: 25 Of The Best Historical Fiction Books

As one of the most popular book genres, Goodreads defines historical fiction is defined as: “…Novels that re-create a period or event in history and often use historical figures as some of its characters. To be deemed historical, a novel must have been written at least fifty years after the events described.” I’ve read my fair… Continue reading Back In Time: 25 Of The Best Historical Fiction Books

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These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

It is that time of year again when the sun is shining its brilliant rays into our windows, the sandy beach is calling our name, and, of course, billionaire Bill Gates shares his book suggestions for the summer. And what do you know? I got them right here for you.   1. The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal Synopsis:… Continue reading These 5 Books Are What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

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Book Review: YOU by Caroline Kepnes

Even though I watch a good amount of Law & Order: SVU with my mama, I haven't really read many stories that deal with crime or stalkers. YOU has been a book that I've been wanting to delve into for a while now, though it was extremely popular for a while and I like to… Continue reading Book Review: YOU by Caroline Kepnes

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Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Everyone knows the catchy "follow the yellow brick road" time that accompanied L. Frank Bain's classic chavaters in the 1939 movie. I grew up watching the timeless film (thankfully in color because it's so much more magical that way)and reading the first novel in a series of 14 (yes, Baum went on to write 13… Continue reading Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum

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Feminism Frenzy: 5 feminist Books Emma Watson Thinks Everyone Should Read

Emma Watson has always been a dedicated lover of literature, but only during the past year has her passion for books grown to reach countless others across the world. I've shared with you a list of all the books she's recommended thus far, though the following works of feminist literature are ones she holds extra dear… Continue reading Feminism Frenzy: 5 feminist Books Emma Watson Thinks Everyone Should Read