Nerve | book review

Vee is a behind-the-stage kind of girl. While her best friend shines in the spotlight both on and off stage, Vee does her makeup and walks in her shadow. So when the chance arises to do something out of character, Vee surprises herself and everyone else: she becomes a player in Nerve, a game where you complete dares for …

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I Was Here | book review

Cody is distraught over the loss of her best friend, Meg. They found Meg in a hotel room, her body full of a rare, deadly poison. A poison that she obtained illegally and secretly. A poison that she drank herself. Cody is not only devastated that Meg is dead, but also furious. Cody was Meg’s best friend. How could Meg be so …

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There’s Someone Inside Your House | book review

Makani Young was forced to leave her life behind in Hawaii after a terrible accident. She now lives with her grandmother in Osborne, Nebraska—basically, a giant corn field, the most boring place on the planet. That is, until Makani’s classmates started turning up dead. And not just dead—horribly, disgustingly mutilated. Makani and …

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The Vanishing Stair | book review

Stevie Bell loves mysteries. She loves them so much, she was accepted into the prestigious Ellingham Academy, site of the notorious Ellingham kidnapping/murder. During her first semester, she not only attempted to solve this decades-old cold case, but ended up starring in a mystery of her own: one dead classmate, another …

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Bird Box | book review

Malorie lives in an abandoned home with her two young children. They do not look outside—ever. Malorie’s children have never seen the outside world. Malorie hasn’t seen it in five years. Something is out there, something that, if seen, will make you go mad. Make you hurt those around you. Make you kill yourself. But Malorie wants …

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Milk and Honey / The Sun and Her Flowers | book reviews

Anyone else read some poetry towards the end of the year to boost their reading challenge? Plus, it’s one of the only times I really feel like reading poetry. The holidays are so busy I get so bogged down, and poetry is just…easy. When it comes to poetry, I like the classics, so I was a bit nervous to read Kaur’s books. Because they are so …

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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | book review

While walking home from work at 3AM, April May encounters a giant, robot-like sculpture in the middle of a sidewalk in New York. Thinking it’s cool and quirky, April calls her best friend Andy, and together they made a YouTube video, naming the sculpture ‘Carl.’ By morning, Carls have been discovered all over the world. Being the first to find …

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