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Review: The Last Ballad

By on June 13, 2018

The Last Ballad is the most recent book by author Wiley Cash. I was immediately drawn to the premise of this book because it was based on actual events…

The Last Ballad Book Cover The Last Ballad
Wiley Cash
HaperCollins
October 3, 2017

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Memoirs Better Than Fiction: True Stories Impossible to Put Down

By on May 30, 2018

Truth is Stranger than Fiction
This saying couldn’t be more true when talking about memoirs. A good memoir can easily rival the best fiction novel for one reason: it actually…

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Best Books of Summer 2018 Preview

By on May 10, 2018

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than halfway through spring and summer will soon be descending upon us. For me, summer means longer days, weekend trips, a beach…

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5 Dystopian Novels That Read Like Literary Fiction

By on April 26, 2018

About 10 years ago, YA began to dominate the dystopian genre. Teens began saving post-apocalyptic societies controlled by oppressive, deranged governments, all while finding themselves and a cute, hunky…

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Essential Books of Poetry to Read for National Poetry Month

By on April 16, 2018

April is National Poetry Month. Poor poetry. It’s so overlooked that it needs its own month not to be forgotten. I love poetry, but it’s not always in my…