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Book Review: The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo

Love does that. It makes you feel infinite and invincible, like the whole world is open to you, anything is achievable, and each day will be filled with wonder. Maybe it’s the act of opening yourself up, letting someone else in— or maybe it’s the act of caring so deeply about another person that it expands your heart.

Book Review: The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

You know, the voiceover continues, it would be nice if we were defined, ultimately, by the people and places we loved. Good things. But at the end of the day, there’s the reality that we’re not. Does the good stuff really have the weight that the weird stuff does? What makes the deeper imprint— all…

Book Review: The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

But with a cautious smile, I realized that there are no laws against singing, and I found my voice becoming louder, in defiance of this war. In defiance of my right to be heard. It all starts with a posting nailed to the door of the church. WWII is underway and all the men have…

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch 

“Imagine you’re a fish, swimming in a pond. You can move forward and back, side to side, but never up out of the water. If someone were standing beside the pond, watching you, you’d have no idea they were there. To you, that little pond is an entire universe. Now imagine that someone reaches down…

Book Review: The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett

A young woman with a broken bicycle. The man she might, so easily, have missed: cycling past, not stopping, carrying with him a whole life, a life that might never have been hers to share. The Versions of Us follows Eva and Jim through three potential lifetimes and examines how the choices we make ultimately…