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Normal People

By Sally Rooney, A modern will-they-or-won't-they romance

Normal People is Sally Rooney’s second book, and the literati are tripping over themselves in adoration. Move over Daenerys, The Washington Post only bends a knee for Sally Rooney. She was profiled by Vanity Fair, and she’s being hailed as an Instagram status symbol as well as the “Voice of Her Generation.” As a book …

                             

Where the Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens, A coming-of-age crime drama about a girl growing up alone in the marshes of North Carolina

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens opens with a picture of a map and the discovery of a dead body in the marshes of North Carolina. I was intrigued when I saw it in the bookstore, but avoided reading it for a while. I love Reese Witherspoon’s movies — I even bought a signed …

        

Five Feet Apart Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of the movie Five Feet Apart, starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson, The Bibliofile is partnering with the movie to give away a hardback copy of the book Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott! Sign up below! And be sure to watch the movie trailer and share on Twitter for …

                       

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

By Gail Honeyman, A well-meaning and optimistic story about isolation and mental illness

I think pretty much everyone else has read Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by now, or at least everyone among book bloggers, so I’m fairly late to this party. Before I jump into the review itself, can we please talk about how much nicer the UK cover is in comparison to the US cover? I …

     

The Night Circus

By Erin Morgenstern, A dreamy cream-puff of a book

I went with my family on a cruise to Alaska a while back and found out that cruises are a little boring if you’re not interested in stuffing your face all day long. And it’s a bit of a long ride going from Seattle (our port of departure) to Alaska, so even a week-long cruise …