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The Art of Racing in the Rain

By Garth Stein, A tearjerker about a race car driver and his dog

I always plan on reading books before the movie comes out, but this time I actually did it, yay! The movie adaptation of Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing n the Rain is being released on August 9th. I love Marley & Me, another movie about dogs and life (plus Jennifer Aniston is awesome in …

                    

The Chain

By Adrian McKinty, A thriller with a diabolical premise

The Chain by Adrian McKinty has a cover that looks like something a 14-year-old boy designed with clipart, but a very intriguing premise. The backstory behind The Chain’s development is pretty interesting as well. McKinty, after struggling financially and getting evicted (he recalls “all our stuff being dumped on the sidewalk in front of our …

                       

The Nickel Boys

By Colson Whitehead, A descent into the horrors of a reform school in Jim Crow-era America

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (to be released July 16, 2019) has been one of my most anticipated books of this year. With its lean profile running just over 200 pages and bold red cover, it tells a harrowing story about two boys in a reform school in Jim Crow-era America. Plot Summary For …

                    

Into The Water

By Paula Hawkins, A convoluted and problematic mystery

So, I have lots of thoughts about Into the Water by Paula Hawkins. There’s spoilers ahead (at the end), but I’ll warn you before they start. Plot Summary (No Spoilers) For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or scroll all the way down. The town of Beckford is known as a suicide spot. Its Drowning …