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The Hate U Give- Book Review

Personal classification: 5/5 stars   Author: Angie Thomas   Publication Date: February 28th 2017   Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best…… Continue reading The Hate U Give- Book Review

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The Picture of Dorian Gray- Book Review

Personal classification: 4/5 stars   Author: Oscar Wilde   Publication Date: first published in 1890   Synopsis:Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal…… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray- Book Review

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The Dollmaker of Krakow- Book Review

Personal classification: 5/5stars   Author: R.M. Romero   Publication Date: September 12th 2017   Synopsis: In the land of dolls, there is magic. In the land of humans, there is war. Everywhere there is pain. But together there is hope. Karolina is a living doll whose king and queen have been overthrown. But when a…… Continue reading The Dollmaker of Krakow- Book Review

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Go Ask Alice- Book Review

Personal classification: 2.25/5 stars   Author: Beatrice Sparks as “Anonymous”   Publication Date: Jnuary 1st 2006   Synopsis: A teen plunges into a downward spiral of addiction in this classic cautionary tale. January 24th After you’ve had it, there isn’t even life without drugs…. It started when she was served a soft drink laced with…… Continue reading Go Ask Alice- Book Review

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Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening- Book Review

Personal classification 4/5 stars   Author: Marjorie Liu   Publication Date: July 19th 2016   Synopsis: Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious…… Continue reading Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening- Book Review