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Eragon

The book Eragon (Book One in The Inheritance Cycle series), written by Christopher Paolini, is adeep, powerful and extraordinary novel. Eragon takes us on a journey through the perspective ofour title character. Brom, a friend Eragon has known since he was young, is a storyteller. He wouldtell stories of dragons, Rider’s, past Kings, and Queens. …

It Ends With Us

It Ends with Us is a mature book which talks deeply about themes of physical abuse in relationships. The story follows Lily Bloom who is revealed to have two love interests in this story. It gives you a very important perspective on the struggles when wanting to escape an abusive relationship, and the challenges of …

The Librarian of Auschwitz

The start of this book draws you in. The first few pages set a high expectation, which the book meets perfectly. The story told is full of rich moments of joy, sadness, and anger, which I felt deeply as well. I was always left wanting to read more – wanting answers – to know if …

I loved Firekeeper’s Daughter. It was a gripping, fast-paced thriller that is balanced out with slower moments of character development. Firekeeper’s Daughter teaches so much about Ojibwe culture in an interesting way that doesn’t affect the pacing. The characters felt so real and I loved watching Daunis, the protagonist, grow throughout the story. Although I …

The Picture of Dorian Gray

“Some things are more precious because they don’t last long.” Following the character downfall of Dorian Gray steered the readers through a journey of ruin compelled by a singular portrait. Each occurrence gradually defaced the character to the extent of no rehab. Acknowledging how purity can turn into something unimaginably demonic continues to leave me …

The Firekeepers Daughter.

An intriguing but heartbreaking story Firekeepers Daughter reads equal parts YA thriller and equal parts love letter to Ojibwe community’s which have faced the same struggles as those in this book. With a story that teaches you about Native American culture, including traditions, language, history, and the importance of family. It is partially a suspenseful …

A Good Girls Guide to Murder.

This book was so good! There were twists and turns around every corner,shocking new details around every new clue and suspect as we follow Pipwho is trying to solve the close case of Andie Bell and Sal Singh. It wasemotional, shocking, and so very realistic. I could connect with this bookand the characters in different …

The Blood Traitor.

The final of the Prison Healer trilogy, ‘The Blood Traitor’ was mind-blowing.Filled with emotion, regret, sadness, happiness, and love, so much love.We saw Kiva and her friends dealing with real world problems, and beingan inspiration to the people in her story, but the readers too. This myfavourite book in the series, and I loved getting …

The Gilded Cage

The second book in the Prison Healer trilogy was all I’d hoped it to be. Itwas funny and entertaining, with emotional twists and turns, it had mecrying, laughing, and being angry with the characters throughout the entirestory. From Kiva’s perspective we got to learn more about Jaren, and metmany amazing characters, (including one of my …

Bitter

Bitter is a fast-paced, politically aware novel. As a prequel to Pet, one of Akwaeke Emezi’s former books, it expands on the world, magic, and characters living in the town of Lucille. Bitter has strong themes of using art as a form of resistance, and an understanding that not all fighting happens in the front lines. This is a …