The Circle: A Review

Title: The Circle Author: Dave Eggers Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopia Quotation: “This was a new skill she'd acquired, the ability to look, to the outside world, utterly serene and even cheerful, while, in her skull, all was chaos.”  Would recommend to: anyone who questions the role social media plays in our lives.   An all knowing, all powerful global corporation …

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The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.: A Review

Title: The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. Author: Adelle Waldman Genre: Fiction Quotation: "Dating is probably the most fraught human interaction there is." Would recommend to: anyone dealing with a break-up looking for perspective. “I feel like you want to think what you're feeling is really deep, like some seriously profound existential shit. But to me, it looks like …

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Not That Kind of Girl: A Review

Title: Not That Kind of Girl Author: Lena Dunham Genre: Memoir Quotation: “You've learned a new rule and it's simple: don't put yourself in situations you'd like to run away from.” Would recommend to: anyone who needs to feel like they aren't alone. Lena Dunham is the creator and writer of Girls, the hit show on HBO that follows the crazy lives of …

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Eleanor & Park: A Review

Title: Eleanor & Park Author: Rainbow Rowell Genre: Young Adult Fiction Quotation: “But it’s up to us …’ he said softly. ‘It’s up to us not to lose this.” Would recommend to: anyone who likes John Green novels and out-of-the-box characters. Eleanor & Park features your atypical love story — an overweight, redheaded girl and a skinny Asian boy. Due …

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest:A Review

Title: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Author: Ken Kesey Genre: Fiction Quotation: "Never before did I realize that mental illness could have the aspect of power, power. Think of it: perhaps the more insane a man is, the more powerful he could become." Would recommend to: anyone that loves a classic or is interested in mental health. One Flew …

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Code Name Verity: A Review

Title: Code Name Verity Author: Elizabeth Wein Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction Quotation: "It's like being in love, discovering your best friend." Would recommend to: any history fan that loves a good twist. The title, much like the book, is allusive in nature but focuses on the book much more than readers will originally believe. Code Name Verity, written …

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Adulting: A Review

Title: Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps Author: Kelly Williams Brown Genre: Humor Quotation: “Intentions are nice, but ultimately intentions don't really matter because they only exist inside you.” Would recommend to: anyone making big, adult changes in their life (like buying an apartment) or anyone that doesn't really know how to adult (like at …

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Fangirl: A Review

Title: Fangirl Author: Rainbow Rowell Genre: Young Adult Quotation: “In new situations, all the trickiest rules are the ones nobody bothers to explain to you. (And the ones you can't Google.)” Would recommend to: people who understand the draw of fan-fiction. "Fangirl", in my opinion, was a huge disappointment. It didn't live up to the hype and excitement. Everyone that had read …

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