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Month: March 2019

The Cabin at the End of the World, Tremblay

I read A Head Full of Ghosts by Tremblay in college for a mystery-horror project and just absolutely loved it. The writing was super impressive and the story was so good. And the fact that he was able to wrap it all up in social commentary was superb. So when I saw Tremblay’s recently released Cabin, and I saw Stephen King said it was Tremblay’s best work, I knew I needed to read it ASAP.

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Five Feet Apart, Rachael Lippincott

Lippincott does an incredible job of shining light on Cystic Fibrosis in this sweet story about two teens who fall in love but can never touch. Did I read this up because my best friend and I love Cole Sprouse? And because I’m the kind of person that likes to read the book before seeing the movie? Maybe. But that doesn’t matter. What does matter is that I read it, and I liked it. Let me tell you why.

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The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah

What a beautiful title, The Great Alone. As an extravert, the alone thing sounds rough. But this is about wild Alaska in the 70’s. And in this book, Hannah paints a wild, incredible, strange image of the wilderness in nature and man.

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