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State of Wonder
3.86
it was amazing
WARNING: SPOILERS PRESENT!
When everyone was in about second grade, their teacher taught them about how each butterfly was once an entirely alternative
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Aug 15, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.64
it was amazing
***WARNING: A few spoilers ahead!
Okay, everyone, I highly apologize for my neglect-those darling midterms, you see. But not to worry, I have survived
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Jan 30, 2012
Dec 30, 2011
 
1984
4.14
liked it

It's election year. That means many a debate on the the television, many an argument at the kitchen table, and many a politics-obsessed page in the n

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Aug 11, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.81
really liked it
Lately, I've been doing quite a bit of thinking about revolutions. The Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, all that material for AP World History....I am ...more
Feb 05, 2012
Nov 24, 2011
 
Looking for Alaska
4.08
liked it

Youth is fleeting.


Let that be the one thing I've learned in these past few months. Looking for Alaska by John Green has taught me the confusion of yo

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not set
Jan 01, 2013
 
Middlesex
3.98
it was amazing

Let me be the first the tell you that in the year 2013, junior year is a mess. Every single test you take feels like someone's way of saying "You're n

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Mar 23, 2013
Mar 29, 2013
 
It's Kind of a Funny Story
4.14
liked it
I've recently been playing my oboe in a pit orchestra for the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta Ruddigore, an experience I've enjoyed although the show's ...more
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
King Leopold's Ghost
4.15
it was amazing
*This review connects King Leopold's Ghost with Between Shades of Gray, another historical fiction novel.

The Holocaust was one of the most despicable
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Feb 28, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was amazing
One can say each phenomenon that occurred on September 11, 2001 had something to do with pride. Pride in one's religion, pride in one's cause, pride i ...more
Sep 07, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
The Imperfectionists
3.54
really liked it
When I ventured to Disney World this year, what I came back with was something more than a hat clad with mouse-ears. No, from residing in a place wher ...more
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
The Help
4.45
it was amazing
SPOILER ALERT, PEEPS!

I know someone who was a hippie. Make love, not war...all that jazz. And to tell you the indisputable truth, that front-page pict
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Oct 23, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
Between Shades of Gray
4.36
liked it
The Holocaust was one of the most despicable incidences in history. An ultimate example of how deep ethnocentrism can come to exist in the minds of hu ...more
Feb 26, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.11
it was amazing
I had read Phillip Pullman's The Golden Compass (or Northern Lights, for you Brits out there) when I was in sixth grade. Even at this time, I aware th ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.26
it was amazing
I found a very intriguing newspaper article the other day, one penned by a woman named Deidra Parish Williams. This is what happened afterwards.

In th

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Jun 11, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
 
The World According to Garp
4.07
it was amazing

Let's face it--if I wrote a book about happy people living their lives in happiness and loving one another so much and getting married and kissing and

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Jul 20, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
 
The Feast of Roses (Taj Mahal Trilogy, #2)
4.05
liked it
Arrogance. It's the fallibility many humans admit to, but not one can find the sense of. What is it that makes us want to conquer other humans? What i ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.89
it was amazing
Want to hear me talk about Dominicans, this book, Pixar's BRAVE, plaid, glasses, archery, and hipsters? Check out my review of this book, titled "Domi ...more
Jul 20, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
 
Super Sad True Love Story
3.44
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Sep 01, 2011
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.37
did not like it
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Jan 01, 2013
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
4.21
it was amazing
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Nov 13, 2011
Oct 29, 2011
 
Black Boy
4.03
it was amazing
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Jun 23, 2013
 
The Winter of Our Discontent
3.99
it was amazing
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Aug 22, 2011
 
The Crucible
3.55
really liked it
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Jan 01, 2013
 
The Great Gatsby
3.89
it was amazing
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Jun 23, 2013
 
The Age of Miracles
3.64
liked it
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Jan 01, 2013
 
Julius Caesar
3.65
None
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
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