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ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell | Review

George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm has been on my reading radar for quite some time. After reading the unsettling 1984 a few years ago and his collection of essays titled Why I Write more recently, I've been meaning to tick Animal Farm off of my list as well. As is often the case, this impressive novel has left me with one question:… Continue reading ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell | Review

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SPHERE by Michael Crichton | Review

Creepy underwater adventures? A dysfunctional team of professionals? Possible alien activity? If this isn't a recipe for a chilling sci-fi story then I don't know what is! Last summer Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park immediately became one of my favorite science fiction novels. Eager for more, I decided to read another one of his highly praised… Continue reading SPHERE by Michael Crichton | Review

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HOLES by Louis Sachar

Apparently I missed the stop for the Holes train when I was younger, because it feels as though everyone else has read this book except for me. After countless people recommended it to me (both through blogging and in my everyday life), I finally decided to listen to the audio book version this summer. While the many positive… Continue reading HOLES by Louis Sachar

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THRIVE by Arianna Huffington

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” Over winter break between semesters I was invited to attend a weeklong leadership program at my college. This program was geared towards helping young women at my college feel more confident with themselves and their ability to… Continue reading THRIVE by Arianna Huffington