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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Jason Dessen leads a comfortable, if unremarkable life. He loves his wife and child, and while his work as a professor teaching future economics majors the basics of physics isn’t the most rewarding, it’s not bad. He’s often wondered what life would be like if he could have just devoted more time to that breakthrough… Continue reading Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

Helen Hamilton is a very special 16-year-old girl. I know, I know – how many stories have started out with this premise? Starcrossed doesn’t shy away from its love of tropes, but rather wholeheartedly embraces them – and that’s what makes this book such a fun read. Helen has always known she was different –… Continue reading Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

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The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

This book reminded me what it’s like to be in college. Doesn’t that sound so awful? This June marks four years since my graduation, and already I’m reminiscing about ‘what it’s like to be in college’. Although let’s be real, I started doing that two hours after I graduated, so I supposed I shouldn’t be… Continue reading The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

We don’t know much about our narrator when the story starts – not her name, nor where she lives, nor much about her background. One of the first concrete things we learn is that she is a Handmaiden, and that this defines her place in society. It dictates how she dresses, where she goes, to… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood