Book Review: The Last – Hanna Jameson

There is nothing better than the feeling of reading the first 20 pages of a book and immediately sinking into another world, feeling like you’re there, watching the story unfold. That is exactly what happened to me when I started reading The Last. I’ve read many dystopian, apocalyptic, and post-apocalyptic novels but The Last is […]

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Book Review: The Benefits of Being an Octopus – Ann Braden

Review The Benefits of Being an Octopus (TBBO) follows Zoey, a 7th grader who is trying to survive Middle School but has more responsibilities than most adults. She tries to be invisible but when a teacher, Ms. Rochambeau, recognises part of herself in Zoey everything changes. TBBO is a relatively short read but packs in […]

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Book Review: Vox – Christina Dalcher (in 100 words)

Imagine a modern world where women and girls are only allowed to speak 100 words per day and suffer dire consequences if they disobey. No work, no rights – and people disappear overnight. Vox issues a stark warning to those who do not use their voices to stand up for their beliefs. The book is […]

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Book Review: Why Willows Weep

This is a review of the abridged version of Why Willows Weep, which is originally a collection of 19 stories. This book contains six stories and sales of this book support the Woodland Trust. Why Willows Weep contains six short stories about six different trees: Ash, Blackthorn, Wild Cherry, Elm, Scots Pine, and Willow. When […]

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