Review

My Sister’s Keeper

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone? My Sister’s Keeper is one of the most philosophical, thought-provoking books I have ever read. While the ending is less than satisfactory, the characterization… Read More My Sister’s Keeper

Review

A Little in Love

And perhaps I live too and always will, for love is the strongest thing of all—and love never dies, never dies. A Little in Love is a retelling of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables from the perspective of Eponine. The result is an emotional and beautifully written novel that will stay with you long after you… Read More A Little in Love

Review

One

I’ve read three of Sarah Crossan’s books so far, and this is, by far, the best book I’ve read of hers. It’s a short and simple story, but it packs a surprising emotional punch and reminds you about the power of sisterhood. One revolves around a set of 16-year-old conjoined twins named Grace and Tippi… Read More One

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The Secrets We Keep

So often you are excited beyond belief for a certain book to release, only to finally get your hands on a copy and find yourself beyond disappointed. The Secrets We Keep was not like that. This is a book that doesn’t just meet expectations, it surpasses them by miles. From start to finish, you will… Read More The Secrets We Keep

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I Dreamed a Dream…

At nearly 1,500 pages, it is no easy feat to read through Les Misérables. Yet, it is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding reading experiences you’ll have, as this is one of the rare stories that truly has the ability to make you see the world in a different way. Throughout the story, Victor Hugo… Read More I Dreamed a Dream…

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A Monster Calls

This is such a hard book to review – not because my thoughts are conflicted, but because it relies so heavily on your emotional connection to the plot and characters. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness is a unique and thought-provoking story about grief and letting go. “The monster showed up just after midnight. As… Read More A Monster Calls