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ARC Review: Final Girls – Riley Sager

After ten years, Quincy Carpenter is just trying to escape the title of Final Girl and what happened at Pine Cottage. The lone survivor of a massacre that took the lives of her five friends and killer, she is one of three girls known to the world as the Final Girls. When Lisa Milner, a… Continue reading ARC Review: Final Girls – Riley Sager

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reid

Everybody loves some good gossip. Judge me all you like, but awhile ago I loved knowing the juicy news about the hottest stars. As I got older, I started realizing that my idol worship was silly, as there was a living human beings attached to the gossip I would pour over. The more you see… Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reid

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The Lost History of Stars – Dave Boling

American public schools don’t really focus on the history of Africa, so my knowledge of South African history is very limited. I knew small bits about recent events and apartheid, but beyond that I knew nothing. The summary of The Lost History of Stars really grabbed me because I’m always looking to learn more about… Continue reading The Lost History of Stars – Dave Boling

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Into the Water – Paula Hawkins

In the small English town of Beckford, there’s a river that runs through and leads to the Drowning Pool. Over the centuries, women have met their end in the cold waters of the pool. The Drowning Pool’s latest victim is Nel Abbott, who was in the midst of writing a book about the pool’s history.… Continue reading Into the Water – Paula Hawkins

B.O.B. · Book Review · Mini-Review · Quick Lit

Quick Lit #3: A Readathon Edition

*Quick Lit is monthly feature hosted by Modern Mrs. Darcy* Hey Readers, For this Quick Lit, I have something special! This past week I participated in the Bout of Books Readathon. I had a great time, as I finally got to a few books that have been on my TBR list for a long time.… Continue reading Quick Lit #3: A Readathon Edition

Book Review · Classics Club

Classics Club Spin #15: My Ántonia – Willa Cather

Everyone has moments where they wish they could go back to their past, especially their childhood. Go back to places that made impressions on us, and help reconnect present selves with a former self. Waves of nostalgia wash over us, as we try to recapture a moment or a feeling. For Jim Burden, most of… Continue reading Classics Club Spin #15: My Ántonia – Willa Cather

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the darkest timeline, where the religious Right has taken over the United States, and turned it into a theocracy. The catalyst for this takeover was the birthrate plummeting, and the religious Right’s belief that they can create a new caste system to solve that problem. Welcome to Gilead, where… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood