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Review: Nina LaCour – We Are Okay

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour 4 out of 5 stars Contemporary YA is not really my genre. And it’s fairly rare that any book in that genre catches my attention. For me to want to read it there has … Continue reading

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Review: Nathan Hill – The Nix

The Nix by Nathan Hill 5 out of 5 stars Wow! This book! It’s only March but The Nix might become my number one read of 2017! It surprised me; it kept coming back to me even when I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Review: Melanie Raabe – The Trap

The Trap (orig. Die Falle) by Melanie Raabe 2 out of 5 stars Initially, I wanted to give this a one-star rating but the fact that I actually wanted to know how it ends merits another star in my opinion. It’s … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Blake Crouch – Dark Matter

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch 2 out of 5 stars —Minor spoilers ahead— A word I  came across in a lot of reviews of this: mindbending. People seem to think this is the weirdest book they’ve read in a long time. … Continue reading

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Review: Han Kang – The Vegetarian

The Vegetarian by Han Kang 3 out of 5 stars This novel made me really uncomfortable. I’m not saying it’s bad or badly written. I quite liked the sparse language and the weird premise. You won’t be surprised if I tell you that … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye by Tania Del Rio and Will Staehle 4 out of 5 stars A creepy old Grand Hotel. Check. Witches and magic. Check. Monsters in the cellar. Check. Secret hidden heirlooms. Check. Tim-Burtonesque illustrations and plot. Double-check. This book really … Continue reading

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Review: Azar Nafisi – Reading Lolita in Tehran

Azar Nafis – Reading Lolita in Tehran 4.5 out of 5  The reason why I became interested in this book is that it deals with literature and literary criticism. I hoped Nafisi would give me an impression of how western literature is … Continue reading

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