REVIEW: Memory of Water by Emmi Itäranta

REVIEW: Memory of Water by Emmi Itäranta

Genre: Dystopian Pages: 263 (paperback) Reading Level: Intermediate Rating: 3/5   Summary from Goodreads Global warming has changed the world’s geography and its politics. Wars are waged over water, and China rules Europe, including the Scandinavian Union, which is occupied by the power state of New Qian. In this far north place, seventeen-year-old Noria Kaitio … Continue reading

REVIEW: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

REVIEW: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Non-Fiction, Pages: 320, Level: Intermediate Book Description: “Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink- all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I’m not doing … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

REVIEW: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Pages: 323, Level: Easy Book Description: Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their … Continue reading

REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Classic/ Dystopian Fiction, Pages: 158, Level: Easy/ Intermediate Book Description: The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord … Continue reading

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