Covering posts about books, including reviews, previews, and lists.


I never went to boarding school, and my perceptions of it are (like many things in my life) only based on what I have read in books. There seem to be two distinct types of…

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LIFE OF PI by Yann Martel

After 11 years in print, I finally got around to reading Life of Pi earlier this month. Pi, which won the Man Booker Prize in 2002, is Yann Martel’s fantasy/adventure/magical realism/survival novel about a young Indian boy and the incredulous…

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SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn is a catch-22 for me. On the one hand, she makes you want to run out and read all her books as quickly as possible. On the other hand, her books are so…

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Book Spine Poetry

Inspired by Book Riot’s Best of Book Spine Poetry post, my amazing cousin Alex and I decided to try our hand at creating our own poetry. Armed with cups of tea, the Safety not Guaranteed soundtrack and…

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DARK PLACES by Gillian Flynn

Earlier this year I read Gillian Flynn’s latest release, Gone Girl. It was fairly high levels of amazing and made me want to read her previous titles, Sharp Objects and Dark Places. What made Gone…

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EVERY DAY by David Levithan

Sometimes it feels like YA romance fiction has been done to death. Boy meets girl or girl meets boy, there is an obstacle, there is usually a paranormal/supernatural twist, there is quite often a girl…

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