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Kill It with Fire: Mental Illness as a Plot Device

I have mental illness. This is not a secret. I’m not trying to hide it. I don’t generally open with this fact, but it’s there, and I deal with it. 594 more words

Oooh, I Want to Read This #16

Hello everyone, and welcome back once again to another edition of “Oooh, I Want to Read This”! Now, a quick question before I dive into this week’s selection: do any of you schedule yourself time to read? 696 more words

I Want To Read This

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman


STORY: 4/5


“My feet are on safe, solid ground, but that’s just an illusion.”

(Challenger Deep)


CADEN BOSCH is on a ship that’s headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. 449 more words


Neal Shusterman

Published November 22,2016
Arc of the Scythe #1

Scythe was one of the books that I had added to my Goodreads “to read” shelf, solely based on the striking cover.  826 more words


Fear the Reaper?

Approximate read time: 2-3 minutes

In the world of Neal Shusterman’s Scythe (Arc of a Scythe), humanity may have defeated death, but they are far from defeating immorality. 527 more words

A Book to Pull in Reluctant Readers: Neal Shusterman's SCYTHE

Normally, I don’t write reviews for books by established authors. Scythe was published in November 22nd, 2016 and already has 1,994 reviews on Goodreads, so my 1,995th is not going to have a big impact on Shusterman’s sales. 368 more words

Book Recommendations

Mini Reviews // 1•15•17

As I explained last week in my review of Frost, I read fast and I read a lot per month, and I personally don’t think it’d be a good idea for me to post a review on every single book I read, especially if they weren’t that great. 902 more words