Best Books We Read In 2016

Because my commute involves two hours on three trains every morning, I was able to read 41 books this year. While I am very proud of this fact, I'm also sad about it. But these ten (well, eleven) books were well worth it. Here are my favorite books I read in 2016! 10. Looking for Alaska (tie)…
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Sleeping Giants Book Review — A Unique, Engaging Sci-fi Thriller

Sylvain Neuvel's Debut Novel, Sleeping Giants, Deftly Avoids Becoming a Sci-fi Cliche A dissociated birthday party, a new bike, and a 23-foot-long metal hand. And so begins Sylvain’s Neuvel’s debut novel Sleeping Giants. Sleeping Giants follows Doctor Rose Franklin, a gifted physicist working at the University of Chicago, who, after falling down a perfectly square hole…
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Bellweather Rhapsody Book Review — A Compulsively Readable Dark Comedy Mystery

Bellweather Rhapsody is a coming-of-age drama and whodunit mystery wrapped into a quirky dark comedy Agatha Christie, The Shining, and Stephen King are all directly referenced in Kate Racculia’s sophomore effort. However, they are more than just reference because they shape the book itself. Bellweather Rhapsody is simultaneously a "whodunit" mystery, teenage coming-of-age dramedy, shifting…
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