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Zara Pritchard had been an Olympic but her reputation was in ruins when she walked away during her routine when she was fourteen. Now Zara has a second chance at figure skating with a reality tv show.
Back home, in my parents’ house, I have a large Billy bookcase that bears the weight of over a decade’s reading: everything from an assortment of Roald Dahls handed down from my sisters to three years’ worth of university required reading that I couldn’t bear to part with. 833 more words
I’ve only voluntarily read four classics in my life (XD oops) at this point and I can definitely say that East of Eden was well worth the time. 1,403 more words
The Hate U Give seems, on its face, to be a pretty standard Young Adult novel. It obeys all the hallmarks of Young Adult novel: it’s written in conversational, readable prose, it’s narrated by Starr, a 16 year old girl, and the story is set partly in a high school. 854 more words
Going into this post was a bit like staring down a can of worms that didn’t even belong to me. I had no business taking it, no desire to touch the thing and cracking it open will probably be considered grossly out of order. 816 more words