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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

REVIEW: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

REVIEW: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Apocalyptic Fiction, Pages: 333, Level: Intermediate Book Description: An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

REVIEW: The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 403, Level: Easy/Intermediate Book Description: Melanie is a very special girl. Dr. Caldwell calls her “our little genius.” Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

REVIEW: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Pages: 313, Reading Level: Easy Book Description: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid … Continue reading

REVIEW: Departure by Travis Hill

REVIEW: Departure by Travis Hill

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Science Fiction/ Dystopian, Pages: 45, Level: Easy Book Description: Today is my 40th birthday. It’s also my last day on Earth. I get to do anything I want today, within reason, as long as I make it to the portal before my time is up. What I want … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Dinner by Herman Koch

REVIEW: The Dinner by Herman Koch

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: General Fiction, Pages: 292, Level: Intermediate Book Description: A summer’s evening in Amsterdam and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant. Between mouthfuls of food and over the delicate scraping of cutlery, the conversation remains a gentle hum of politeness- the banality of work, the triviality of holidays. … Continue reading