Book review

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle took me back to my favorite parts of AP Lit from senior year of high school. Those of you who were in that class with me may be surprised by that statement – what favorite parts, you might well ask. It’s true, that class was…quite the experience. But… Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

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The Caretaker of Lorne Field by Dave Zeltserman

The Caretaker of Lorne Field has a very simple job. Every day, without fail, he must weed Lorne Field. It takes him 12 hours, and the only break he gets is between the first frost and the thaw. If he doesn’t fulfill this sacred duty as outlined by a centuries-old contract, then the consequences are… Continue reading The Caretaker of Lorne Field by Dave Zeltserman

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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