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Modern Antigone: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

“Grief was what you owed the dead for the necessary crime of living on without them.”  –Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, “Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.” Antigone by Sophocles I first read Antigone while in High School. While it felt… Continue reading Modern Antigone: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

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Review: Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

“There were two kinds of monsters, the kind that hunted the streets and the kind that lived in your head. She could fight the first, but the second was more dangerous. It was always, always, always a step ahead.” Victoria Schwab creates a dark and cruel world where monsters both roam the streets of Verity… Continue reading Review: Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

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Review: Refugees by R.A. Denny

Trust in Adon with all your heart. He will sustain you. I have been so impressed by the attention to detail in the work of the Author’s I have read lately. R.A. Denny is no different. In Refugees, the first book in the (Mud, Rocks and Trees Series), three heroes from three very different cultures… Continue reading Review: Refugees by R.A. Denny

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Review: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

  “Do I think they found mermaids? Yes. Of course I do. And I think the mermaids ate them all.” Every time I read Mira Grant’s work I feel like I’ve stumbled upon something that I wasn’t supposed to find, like it is some secret treasure trove of literature that I never knew I wanted… Continue reading Review: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

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Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

  “Sometimes the most ruthless heart speaks the most truth” Cassandra Clare’s work is easy to like. It’s captivating with compelling characters and easy banter. I picked of the Lord of Shadows from the local bookstore this week and read the entire book in one day (I had a lot of free time). The book… Continue reading Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

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Review: New American Best Friend by Olivia Gatwood

Hello everyone, today I am writing about a book that is a little bit different. Normally, I only talk about fiction on here, but there will probably be more poetry in the near future. I will admit that going into this I was already a little bit biased. I have watched Olivia Gatwood’s slam poems… Continue reading Review: New American Best Friend by Olivia Gatwood

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Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

“You have three hundred sixty-five days of immunity.” And then, looking him in the eye, said, “And I’ll be seeing you on day three hundred sixty-six.” Scythe reeled me in with the profound inquisition as to whom, if anyone, should be allowed to decide who dies. My opinions of immortality and death were thoroughly shaken by the time… Continue reading Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman