Monthly Archives: October 2016

Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino

Yoshitaka had always been quite clear with his wife, Ayane. From the beginning he had told her that he wanted to have children but since it was clear now that she could not have any, he told her that he … Continue reading

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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Have you ever wondered about the road not taken? I do! I wonder what would have happened if I had taken my speech professor’s advice and joined my college debate team. Would I have ended up where I am today … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

J.D. Vance grew up in Middletown, Ohio and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky. Looking at just the outline of the author’s personal story: ┬áHis grandparents, “dirt poor and in love,” move to Middletown in order to escape the poverty … Continue reading

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Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati

In December of 1792, Elizabeth Middleton and her brother arrive in the American colonies to join their father in the small village of Paradise, New York. After their mother’s untimely death, Elizabeth and Julian, as young children, had been sent … Continue reading

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