Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Carrie by Stephen King

Everyone’s heard of Stephen King and everyone knows the story of Carrie. Well, I didn’t. So I decided it was high time that I read this novel. Carrie is about a girl who is a social outcast and tormented by all of the girls in her school. Her home matters are no better what with her mother being a radical…

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Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Science Fiction

Reviver by Seth Patrick

I know I haven’t written in a while but school has really been getting in the way of my reading. Nevertheless, I found an opportunity to borrow this book and in just finished reading it! This book is about a group of people who have a special talent – they can revive the dead. Although the public is uneasy about…

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Contemporary, YA Fiction

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Melinda Sordino is a freshman at her high school and is having the worst time. She is a social pariah and has no friends. She eats alone, she sits alone, she IS alone. Everyone holds a grudge against her because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the police. But what happened that night to cause her to do such…

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Drama, Fiction

We need to talk about Kevin

I recently had the pleasure of reading We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver. The story is about a mother who recounts the events leading up to her son’s decision to murder 9 schoolmates. I found it to be….interesting, for lack of a better word. The voice of the story is completely unexpected; you do not hear the…

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