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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire

By Suzanne Collins
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Jan 11, 2022

In the second book of The Hunger Games series Katniss is dealing with the aftermath of surviving The Hunger Games. She is very glad to be back home but nothing feels quite right. People in district 12 are being beaten, she is supposed to get married soon, a rebellion is starting, and her relationship with Peeta is almost invisible. Katniss and Peeta need to truly convince the citizens of Panem that they are madly in love. Katniss is dealing with all of this when the Quarter Quell challenge is announced.

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Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3

3
Rated by
Marrick N.
Jan 11, 2022

Tobey Maguire reprises his role as Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, made in 2007. In the third installment of the franchise, Peter must go through the motions of vengeance and remorse while dealing with 2 of his most grueling foes yet, Venom (Topher Grace) and Sandman (Thomas Haden Church).

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The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant

5
Rated by
Marrick N.
Jan 11, 2022

After crash landing off the coast of Maine, The Iron Giant (Vin Diesel) finds himself at a power plant, where he is rescued by Hogarth Hughes (Eli Marienthal). After discovering him, Hogarth practically adopts the giant and helps him evade the public and especially a nosy government agent, Kent Mansley (Christopher McDonald).

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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient

By Alex Michaelides
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Jan 10, 2022

In The Silent Patient, a well named painter named Alicia murdered her husband six years ago. However, she does not speak a word about the murder. Her therapist, Theo, wanted to understand the real reason why Alicia murdered her husband. But can he ever understand Alicia's ways?

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

The Cruel Prince

By Holly Black
5
Rated by
Elyea S.
Jan 8, 2022

When she was younger, Jude and her sisters were taken to a strange land, different from their earth. The High Courts of Faerie where different types of fey live. Though, her and her sisters were the only humans in this kingdom. The fey are not fond of humans and think of them as inferior. Jude wants to prove herself worthy and become a knight in the court. As she tries to make her way up, betrayal happens within the court, making it crumble. Jude uses deception and other tricks to work her way in which then leads to her having to create bonds with feys to keep her sisters, and herself. 

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It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

It Ends With Us

By Colleen Hoover
5
Rated by
Mandy G.
Jan 5, 2022

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover is a romantic fiction novel that is extremely realistic. The book is told through the perspective of Lily who is a woman that moved to Boston and is ready to start her own flower shop. As she lives in the aftermath of her father’s death, Ryle Kincaid enters her life. Ryle is a handsome neurosurgeon who works long hours and is against romantic relationships. However, Lily may just be the exception to his aversion. Their relationship becomes complicated when Atlas Corrigan shows up.

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The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Hating Game

By Sally Thorne
5
Rated by
Mandy G.
Jan 5, 2022

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne is a romantic realistic fiction novel following the story of two coworkers who are enemies. The coworkers Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman are assistants to the co-CEOs that run a publishing company. The publishing company was established when the Gamin and Bexley publishing companies merged. Each company had a set way of doing business and even after the merger, the employees don’t get along and often keep to themselves.

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Cover photo of the book Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens
3
Rated by
Mandy G.
Jan 5, 2022

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens is a realistic fiction novel. The book follows the character Kya as she navigates growing up alone and apart from the rest of society. The novel details her journey and her constant growth of knowledge through the highs and lows of friendships, romantic relationships, work, etc. She lives in an area called “the Marsh” and enjoys her lifestyle being one with the wilderness.

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Verity by Colleen Hoover

Verity

By Colleen Hoover
5
Rated by
Mandy G.
Jan 5, 2022

Verity, by Colleen Hoover, is a fiction novel filled with suspense and romance. The book is told from the perspective of Lowen who is an author with a struggling career in New York. However, her career takes an unexpected turn when Jeremy Crawford shows up in her life. He offers her the job of a lifetime: finishing his wife’s famous book series. As Lowen begins her new job she is faced with challenges along the way. Lowen discovers secrets that Jeremy’s hurt wife, Verity Crawford, never intended to get out.

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The Giver

By Lois Lowry
4
Rated by
Anonymous
Jan 5, 2022

The Giver, by Louis Lowry, is a Science Fiction book. Jonas, who lives in a futuristic society, is selected to be the new receiver of memory. In his community, there are strict rules. For example, one being the precision of language. Therefore, the people in the community do not know colors, feelings, and holidays. Jonas, when selected to be the new receiver of memory, has to hold the painful experiences that occurred in their past. Will Jonas be able to handle the pain and continue living in his community?

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