Under the Dome: Episode 1

So, tonight in Australia, the first episode of Under the Dome aired. Those of you who know me even remotely well know how close Stephen King’s epic novel is to my heart. Tonight, my heart was broken.…

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LEXICON by Max Barry

Words are wondrous things. I recently read a quote that reflected on how every story we read is just a different combination of the same 26 letters, and this seems quite magical to me. I…

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Top Ten Tuesday: April 30 2013

There may not be a single word or topic that would immediately convince me to buy a book, but there certainly are topics that will instantly make me pick up a book. In fact, I…

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THE START OF EVERYTHING by Emily Winslow

I was fortunate to receive an advance copy of The Start of Everything from The Book Depository. Free books are pretty fantastic, but excellent free books are even better. That’s exactly what Emily Winslow’s second novel is.…

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SHATTER ME by Tahereh Mafi

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before, but I truly hate reading a book after I’ve heard nothing but great things about it for months. There’s always this sense of pressure and rarely does a…

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SWEET TOOTH by Ian McEwan

*Disclaimer: this review contains mild-to-medium spoilers. Anyone who has read Sweet Tooth will know that it’s virtually impossible to reasonably discuss the book without revealing particular plot points. I’d like to start this review by saying that…

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