Book Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #0)

Book Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #0)

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is really interesting less as a villain origin story and more as a reflection on the early days of The Hunger Games. Coriolanus Snow is 18 during the events of this book, and the…

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Book Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #3)

Book Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #3)

In Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, final installment of The Hunger Games, the most deadly and costly games are launched as the district rebels and the Capitol fight to the bloody finish for power over Panem. Katniss Everdeen continues to be…

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Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #2)

Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #2)

Catching Fire starts up not far from where The Hunger Games ended. Katniss is living in the Victors Village with her family. You’d think she could finally be able to relax and live the cushy life. Well that wouldn’t make…

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Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #1)

Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #1)

Written along the lines of Stephen King’s The Long Walk or George Orwell’s 1984, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins still feels very original and sucked me in completely with its modern day Survivor-esque retelling. The Hunger Games is the…

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Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott was such an endearing, engaging and a sweet Teens & YA novel featuring two teenage main characters, Stella and Will who are both patients in the hospital with Cystic Fibrosis that fall in love.

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Book Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Book Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is a character driven novel about a girl named Melinda who has just started high school. She is withdrawn, feels like an outcast, and has troubling talking as a result of being raped at a…

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Book Review: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Book Review: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End is the story of Mateo and Rufus, two very different guys who live in New York and then, one day at dawn, they receive the call from Death-Cast, a company that alerts people the day they’re…

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Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

The story of If I Stay by Gayle Forman is told in a serious of flash backs where we get to see that Mia is a normal teenager, living in Oregon, with a bright although conflicted future ahead of her.

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Book Review: All the bright places by Jennifer Niven

Book Review: All the bright places by Jennifer Niven

All the bright places by Jennifer Niven is just one of those books that is fantastically written with such poise and brilliance that it leaves the reader wanting for more.

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Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

After I finished reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky the second time, I tried to put my finger on what makes this book special. It wasn’t the great quotes or the characters, but how poignant this…

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