Red Queen

Rating – 3/5 If you’re as invested in the YA fiction genre as I am, there is no possibility that you haven’t heard of this book. Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen is basically the newest popular dystopian/fiction novel, following The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner, and Throne of Glass. The novel is set a society where people are divided based […]

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An Ember in the Ashes

Rating- 2.5/5 I know this rating is weirdly specific, but hear me out. Sabaa Tahir’s fantasy novel An Ember in the Ashes follows a slave, Laia, and a soldier, Elias, who are currently living under the Martial empire. But when Laia’s brother is arrested for treason, she decides that she must do everything she can to get […]

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A Court of Thorns and Roses

Rating- 4/5 Sarah J. Maas has made quite a name for herself through her New York Times Bestselling fantasy series Throne of Glass. Normally, an author would have trouble living up the success of those books. However, the first novel in her latest series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, doesn’t disappoint. The novel follows a human huntress named […]

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We All Looked Up

Rating-2/5 Tommy Wallach’s contemporary fiction novel We All Looked Up follows four teenagers who have spent all of high school being defined by labels – athlete, outcast, slacker, overachiever. Then, Earth is threatened to with the 66.6% chance of being destroyed by Ardor, an asteroid hurtling towards the Earth. That gives Peter, Eliza, Andy, Anita, and the […]

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Carrying Albert Home

Rating- 4/5 Homer Hickam’s emotional yet witty story Carrying Albert Home a West Virginian coal miner (Homer Hickam Sr.), his wife, and her pet alligator. When Homer’s wife, Elsie, was in highschool, she dreamed of living West Virginia. She moved to Florida soon afterwards to go to secretary school, where she met Buddy Ebsen and fell in […]

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Ready Player One

Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One is every nerd’s dream. It follows teenage Wade Watts, who lives in poverty-ridden 2044. An energy crisis has taken the entire world by storm, and people are finding peace in the virtual utopia known as OASIS. OASIS’s creator, James Halliday, has recently died and left his billion dollar fortune to whoever can […]

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