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Book Review: Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

This book was actually given to me years ago by one of my mom's friends! I remember loving it so much, I feel it totally deserves a review. https://media.giphy.com/media/l7M5KmKVpi4eI/giphy.gif This is the story of Jacob Jankowski, a vet student at Cornell that finds out at the beginning of the book that his parents died violently… Continue reading Book Review: Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

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Book Review: The House at Tynford – Natasha Solomons

For all those Kate Morton fans out there! You'll definitely love this book. It really follows Morton's writing style. Solomons bases this novel in an English manor in 1938. Our heroine, Elise Landau, is an Austrian Jew that flees her country, when her community is threaten. Elise belongs to a rich family that served as… Continue reading Book Review: The House at Tynford – Natasha Solomons

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Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

I guess I'm stuck on my law aspiration days! Here I give you a review on one other personal favorite: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. https://media.giphy.com/media/2zijfrCJSPzOM/giphy.gif I actually read this as an assignment in my English class in High School. The other day I was organizing my book shelf and there it was,… Continue reading Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

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Book Review: The Reader – Bernhard Schlink

This is one of my all time favorites! I read it when I was beginning High School. This is a story of self discovery after a young german boy finds himself tangled up in an affair with a much older woman. https://media.giphy.com/media/kPi9z1ShuGfyo/giphy.gif Michael Berg is a fifteen year old boy in West Germany, 1958. On… Continue reading Book Review: The Reader – Bernhard Schlink

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Book Review: The Lover- Marguerite Duras

You've probably heard before of a movie under the same name featuring a young Jane March as the main character. The story is set in 1929 Indochina, where a 15 year old French girl starts a clandestine romance with an older and wealthier Chinese man. There is some speculation about this being an autobiography of… Continue reading Book Review: The Lover- Marguerite Duras

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Book Review: Shadow of Night – Deborah Harkness

Processed with MOLDIV If you follow me on instagram you'll know that I've been indulging on this series for quite some time now! I even made a comparison between the book and the TV show - TV vs. Book: A Discovery of Witches. You can see my thoughts on the adaptation and the first book… Continue reading Book Review: Shadow of Night – Deborah Harkness

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Book Review: The Royal Rogue- Karina Halle

Karina Halle has totally rocked my world with her royal series! I mean each one gets better and better. The Royal Rogue has to be my favorite so far! I love reading about love- hate relationships (I don't know why!) So, I must say this book fits this perfectly. I mean, although Princess Stella calls… Continue reading Book Review: The Royal Rogue- Karina Halle