The Hate U Give

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Caraval – Book Review

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Me Before You

Me Before You

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on August 28, 2015. The topic of caring for disabled people is often one that is difficult to approach.  It is often not easy on the caretaker or the patient but Jojo Moyes does an amazing job at exploring the many facets of the […]

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Go Set A Watchman

Go Set a Watchman

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on July 16, 2015. It’s not often that I can sit back and devour a book but yesterday, I did exactly that with Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.  When this book was announced earlier this year, I immediately pre-ordered it from Amazon and have […]

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The Girl On The Train

The Girl on the Train

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on April 28, 2015. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins has been on several bestsellers lists for quite a while.  I’ve seen other avid readers raving about it and comparing it to Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl.  I finally decided that I needed to […]

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Station Eleven

Station Eleven

This review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on March 14, 2015. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel follows a group of actors and musicians in a post-apocalyptic world who are trying to preserve the arts.  It all begins when a highly contagious, airborne virus sweeps across the world.  In a matter of […]

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The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on December 9, 2014. James Dashner’s The Maze Runner is the first book in the Maze Runner series.  It is one of those books that has been hanging out on my “to-read” list for a long time.  The movie is currently in theaters and I have […]

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The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on November 12, 2014. Jodi and Todd have been a couple for more than twenty years.  They have created a beautiful life together full of luxuries.  Todd isn’t satisfied though and begins to stray.  Jodi, aware of Todd’s affairs, remains silent and allows him […]

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This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on November 20, 2014. Judd Foxman’s wife is sleeping with his boss and his dad just died.  Judd, stressed and beaten down, returns to his childhood home to mourn his father with his two brothers, his sister, and mother.  The siblings are shocked to […]

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Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on October 27, 2014. Gillian Flynn is known for writing the hit novel Gone Girl but she actually has several other books that are just as dark and enthralling.  Sharp Objects is one of those novels.  This novel follows reporter Camille Preaker as she travels […]

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