THE DARKEST MINDS by Alexandra Bracken

It’s been a while since a book has affected my emotions as much as The Darkest Minds did. Sure other books have made me feel joy and happiness and sadness, but nothing in recent months…

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I’LL TELL YOU MINE by Pip Harry

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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THE FUTURE OF US by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

I really wanted to like this book. I was coming down from reading Life of Pi in a single day and I really needed something light and fluffy and fun to ease me back into reading…

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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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SKYFALL or “why you should forgive Daniel Craig for QUANTUM OF SOLACE”

Like The Dark Knight Rises earlier this year, my great friend Katia over at And Cut! Film asked me to guest review Skyfall. The review on her site can be found here. If you can’t be bothered…

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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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