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A Bad Book Slump

After reading some spectacular books earlier this month, I have hit a spate of bad ones. I know it happens; not every book can be amazing after all. Still, it depresses me because I have not been able to finish a book in over a week, and I was on such a good streak....

No Queen for me

I thoroughly enjoyed The Women’s War by Jenna Glass, but the same cannot be said about its sequel, Queen of the Unwanted. In fact, I did not enjoy the reading of the sequel so much that I did contemplate marking it as a DNF. The only reason I did not do so was...

How do you review a book?

I was reading through the reviews of a book about which I was contemplating marking it as a rare DNF for me, and one caught my eye. The reviewer gave it two out of five stars, and the only reason this person did so was that the book has almost no diversity outside of...