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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Tournament of Books Shortlist | 2019

Good news, everyone! The TOB shortlist was finally released this morning, and I have been in a good mood all day because of it! See the list here for all 18 titles that made the list and will be facing off against each other this upcoming March. And don’t forgot to vote in the Zombie […]

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Tournament of Books Long List | 2019

It’s a good day to be a reader: The Morning News has just released next year’s Tournament of Books lineup with their long list of favorites in fiction from 2018. Over the next few weeks, they’ll narrow it down to a shorter list, and thus will begin the Tournament. Looking through the long list, I myself have not read a single book. How disappointing! I’ve …

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Idaho | book review

On a hot summer day, on a mountaintop in Idaho, a little girl is murdered by her mother, and that girl’s sister disappears forever. The mother goes to prison as she immediately pleads guilty, and the father is left with no one. He marries a woman from his daughters’ school, Ann. Ann spends the rest of her life … Continue reading

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Dear Cyborgs | book review

In a small town, in the giant cornfield known as Ohio (where I live), two Asian-American boys bond over their love of comic books, both reading and writing and illustrating them. 

Elsewhere, perhaps in the future or a parallel…
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The Animators | book review

Mel Vaught and Sharon Kisses meet in art school. They are both crazy into drawing cartoons, something looked down upon by their professors and families. But who cares? They’ve found inspiration in each other. They become … Continue reading

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