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The Rhythm Section by Mark Burnell | Book Review

I read The Rhythm Section in anticipation of the upcoming film, and I can safely say I'm hyped. I absolutely loved the character of Stephanie Patrick. Is she the most likable protagonist out there? Certainly not, but she's relatable. She struggles, and the viewer goes through her highs and lows with her. Starting off as a… Continue reading The Rhythm Section by Mark Burnell | Book Review

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Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

Carrie Fisher's first memoir is a powerful, absorbing treat of a novel. In this slim yet potent account, Carrie has just undergone ECT (shock therapy) and is relaying her memories that have remained intact. Oh boy, what stories she has to tell. From her encounters with Cary Grant, her Hollywood upbringing, her romances, and the… Continue reading Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding | Book Review

Let's just cut to the nitty-gritty: I HATED this book. The story follows a group of boys who are the lone survivors of a plane crash that has left them stranded on a desert island. They quickly pair off into two groups as they try to survive in this harsh new world. Sounds interesting, right?… Continue reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding | Book Review

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American Gods by Neil Gaiman | Book Review

WOW. "Epic" is an overused word, but this novel is truly epic, both in length and narratively. The story follows Shadow Moon, a man who has spent three years in prison only to be released early due to his wife Laura passing away. While traveling to their home for her funeral, he meets a strange man… Continue reading American Gods by Neil Gaiman | Book Review

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman | Book Review

A Man Called Ove initially grabbed my attention because I had heard it dealt with mental illness and involved a cat. Boy, am I glad I picked this up. The story follows Ove, a widower who lives in a small residential area where his neighbors continually piss him off. It's obvious that Ove suffers from… Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman | Book Review