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The Sellout

★★★★☆ The Sellout Paul Beatty (Recent Prize Winner) What caused you to read the novel? What did you like about it? My dad recommended it to me Describe the novel … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Catcher in the Rye

★★★★☆ The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger (Modern Classic) What caused you to read the novel? What did you like about it? I had ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sense and Sensibility

★★☆☆☆ Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen (Pre-modern) What made you start reading this novel? My mother read this book when she was young, and therefor bought it for me to … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Underground Railroad

★★★★★ The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead (Recent Prize Winner) What made you start reading this novel? I love novels that describe history, especially the ones about slavery. So I read … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

★★★★☆ Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jonathan Safran Foer (Free Choice) What made you start reading this novel? My friend told me how much she loved this novel and so … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

1984

★★★★☆ 1984 George Orwell (Modern Classic) What made you start reading this novel? I was curious about this book, due to it’s infamous name and the term Big Brother, which … Continue reading

October 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Amsterdam

★★★★☆ Amsterdam Ian McEwan (Free Choice) What made you start reading this novel? I started to read when my teacher recommended this novel. I didn’t know what novel to read. … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Life Class

★★★★☆ Life Class Pat Barker (Free Choice) What made you start reading this novel? A fellow student suggested reading another book in this series. I was also interested in the … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

★★★★★ The Narrow Road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan   (Recent Prize Winner) What made you start reading this novel? I enjoy reading novels with suspense and interesting topics. The narrow road to the deep north is … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lolita

★★★★☆ Lolita Vladimir Nabokov  (Modern Classic) What made you start reading this novel? I’ve seen lots of references made about this book in the shows I watch, so I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment