Gemina | book review

Gemina, though it focuses on new characters, begins just minutes after Illuminae concludes. If you recall, the characters from the first book are aboard science vessel Hypatia and are headed towards Jump Station Heimdall after narrowly escaping total destruction for about the fifth time. Unfortunately, Heimdall is in just as much trouble: BeiTech—the organization …

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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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Speak No Evil | book review

Speak No Evil follows best friends Niru and Meredith as they navigate the treacherous waters of senior year. But end-of-year exams and track meets are the least of their problems. For Meredith, it’s all about getting into Harvard alongside her best friend; for Niru, it’s hiding his true self from his parents. Niru is gay, and when his …

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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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