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The Book of Two Ways

Jodi Picoult’s The Book of Two Ways drew me in with its premise involving Egyptology, long-lost love and multiple timelines. It’s one of those books that I knew right off the bat that I was a good reader for. In the story, the main character, Dawn, navigates two possible timelines for herself. There’s one where …

A Deadly Education

A Deadly Education (Scholomance #1), by Naomi Novik, is the first book from Novik’s planned Scholomance Trilogy. In Novik’s new series, the wizarding world is a dangerous one, full of monsters and creatures that feed on wizards and the power they possess. Meanwhile, El is a junior at the school who has unusually powerful natural …

News of the World

News of the World by Paulette Jiles was published back in 2017, but it’s a book I’ve been wanting to read for a while. It’s an uncomplicated and enjoyable read that transports you Reconstruction-era Texas with an easy swagger and charming drawl. For historical fiction fans, it works in a lot of detail about the …

Piranesi

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke opens in a disorienting, alternate reality-type setting, with a main character who is submerged in waves in a grand house. The book then proceeds to unravel the mysteries behind this strange place over the next two hundred pages or so. If you’re into riddles and logic problems, you’ve probably come across …

One by One

One by One brings a group of people together and then has them slowly start to die off. They’re all with a company that makes a music app which allows users to listen to the music that other people are listening to. And they’re in the middle of an increasingly contentious debate about whether to …