Caution: May not be appropriate for those under 13, Uncategorized

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao follows a family that has been cursed by the fukú, and details some of their history, as well as the life of a boy named Oscar. Told from the perspective of Yunior, a friend of the family's, the book narrates events happening in America, as well as in… Continue reading The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

action, Caution: May not be appropriate for those under 13, mystery, suspense/thriller, Uncategorized

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

Last year, a mercedes drove into a crowd of people, killing eight and injuring many more. There were no suspects, and the killer was never apprehended. Now, the Mercedes Killer has sent a letter to Det-Ret Hodges in an attempt to force the man's hand toward suicide. But this could be just the thing Hodges… Continue reading Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

adventure, Caution: May not be appropriate for those under 13, Comedy, Sci-fi, suspense/thriller

The Martian by Andy Weir

(Warning for language.) Log Entry: Sol 6 I'm pretty much fucked. That's my considered opinion. Fucked. Six days into what should be the greatest month of my life, and it's turned into a nightmare. I don't even know who'll read this. I guess someone will find it eventually. Maybe a hundred years from now. For… Continue reading The Martian by Andy Weir

action, adventure, Caution: May not be appropriate for those under 13, fantasy, romance, Supernatural

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

This book is essentially about a girl named Feyre, who is out hunting one day in order to provide for her family, when she kills a wolf. As punishment, she must go to Prythian (the land of the fey), where she will live out the remainder of her days or die. However, something much darker… Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Caution: May not be appropriate for those under 13, romance

The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

The Sea of Tranquility is about Nastya, a girl who survived something awful (no spoilers!), and Josh, a boy whose name is synonymous with death. Their story is about love, and forgiveness, and about salvation; not saving others, but about saving yourself. Okay, okay. That summary was really cryptic. I'm trying not to spoil anything, and… Continue reading The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

adventure, Caution: May not be appropriate for those under 13

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

Summary: It started with the bank robbery. And then Ed got the first card in the mail. Three addresses. Three messages. And that was only the beginning. Okay, that was a little cheesy. This book is about this guy named Ed, who, after helping to stop a bank robbery, receives a card in the mail,… Continue reading I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak