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Book Review: “In Every Generation” by Kendare Blake

“Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. She is the Slayer.” So goes the opening of the iconic 90s cult favorite “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and so begins the next chapter in the Buffyverse. After a […]

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Best Midwest Spots for Book Lovers

Book murals, streets and houses that inspired “The Great Gatsby”, and a giant ink pen to honor the writers of Iowa. What do all these fabulous places have in common? They’re all located in the Midwest! If you’re looking for a literary inspired road trip through the eleven states that make up the Midwest, here are a few amazing stops to add to your itinerary. The Indianapolis Public Library Central Branch has a book tower […]

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Book Review: For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing

The publisher provided a copy of this title in exchange for an honest and fair review. Belmont Academy is a prestigious private school and all the students are aiming for the Ivy Leagues, including Zach Ward. He’s having some trouble with one of his teachers though, and it seems like the guy really has it out for him. Assigning impossible deadlines, screwing with his role on the student paper and giving him grades that will […]

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Book Review: An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi

It’s 2003 and the United States has declared war on Iraq following the September 11th attacks two years earlier on the World Trade Center in New York City. Shadi, who is already navigating strained friendships, family tragedies and existing as a Muslim in a post-9/11 society, now has to deal with raids at her Mosque, racism at her school and worries about becoming the victim of a hate crime. Even though she’s American, people don’t […]

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Book Review: “The Mary Shelley Club” by Goldy Moldavsky

Thank you to Netgalley for providing an advanced reader copy of this title in exchange for a fair and honest review. Rachel Chavez is trying to forget something horrible that happened to her, so starting at a different school and making new friends seems like the best way to put the straight out of a horror movie event behind her. It isn’t easy to fit in at Manchester Prep, though, so when members of the […]

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Books I Can’t Wait to Read in 2021

Is your to-read list miles long? In 2020, I managed to knock a few things out I’d had on my list for a while, but with a new year comes new titles. So it’s growing again! I thought I’d share a few highly anticipated reads that are coming in the first half of 2021! What are some books you can’t wait to pick up in the new year? Let me know in the comments 🙂 […]

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