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Ready Player One

Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Genre: Science Fiction Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads summary In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world’s digital confines,…… Continue reading Ready Player One

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Uprooted

Title: Uprooted Author: Naomi Novik Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Rating: ★★★☆☆ Goodreads summary “Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he…… Continue reading Uprooted

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Yes Man

Title: Yes Man Author: Danny Wallace Genre: Non Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads summary Recently single, Danny Wallace was falling into loneliness and isolation. When a stranger on a bus advises, “Say yes more,” Wallace vows to say yes to every offer, invitation, challenge, and chance. In Yes Man, Wallace recounts his months-long commitment to complete openness with profound…… Continue reading Yes Man

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One Day

Title: One Day Author: David Nicholls Genre: Contemporary Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads summary “It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship…… Continue reading One Day

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The Graveyard Book

Title: The Graveyard Book Author: Neil Gaiman Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads summary “After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own. Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He…… Continue reading The Graveyard Book

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The Book Thief

Title: The Book Thief Author: Markus Zuzak Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads summary “It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel…… Continue reading The Book Thief