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Audiobooks – A Busy Reader’s Blessing

I'm a slow reader. Scratch that. I'm a reader who likes to take her time. There, that sounds a bit more reassuring. In today's society, it's hard to be a slow reader. Whether you're a student who's assigned 12 books a semester, someone who has a job involving heavy research, or just an average Joe trying… Continue reading Audiobooks – A Busy Reader’s Blessing

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Take A Look at Some of These Awesome Picture Books!

For my Writing Children's Stories class, I was assigned a project to read several picture books and review them. Having a shameless love for picture books, I excitedly made my way over to the bookstore, sat in the children's section, and read a nice dose of childhood. Whether you are a child at heart, have… Continue reading Take A Look at Some of These Awesome Picture Books!

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“All the Light We Cannot See” Review

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.” -- Anthony Doerr. Or in other words, see and read this beautiful book before you die. You'll be glad you did. "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of… Continue reading “All the Light We Cannot See” Review

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“Throne of Glass” Review

There are those books that have great reviews, an interesting premise, and a cover that immediately pulls you in after taking at a glance at it. Yet, sometimes, such books unfortunately disappoint. And this is one of those books. "Throne of Glass" by Sarah J. Maas After serving out a year of hard labor in… Continue reading “Throne of Glass” Review

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“Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” Review

Books with really short chapters are wonderful; but they are even better when their chapters contain some of the most beautiful sentences ever written. "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way… Continue reading “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” Review

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“The Archived” Review

Sure it's winter, but why not review an amazing book that I read over the summer? An amazing book such as... *Drum roll* "The Archived" by Victoria Schwab Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures that only Librarians can… Continue reading “The Archived” Review