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I tried really hard to like “It Ends With Us” by Colleen Hoover; believe me, I did.

Ava Montalbano April 29, 2022

My biggest mistake was going into reading the book with really high expectations. I caught wind of how great the book was through TikTok, and after hearing so many people rave about it, I knew I had to...

The Best We Could Do and breaking the cycle of trauma

The Best We Could Do and breaking the cycle of trauma

Isabelle Curtis December 7, 2020

Cartoonist Thi Bui’s debut graphic novel, and winner of the American Book Award in 2018, The Best We Could Do (2017) provides an intimate look into her family’s journey escaping war-torn Vietnam...

TNH book review: ‘The Glass Castle’ by Jeannette Walls

Bret Belden October 31, 2019

“The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls is a memoir like no other. In this recount of Walls’ childhood, readers will be transported into her wild, unusual family. Her memoir was published...

Book Review: Me Before You transcends romance novel cliches

Book Review: ‘Me Before You’ transcends romance novel cliches

Hannah Donahue August 22, 2019

Romance novels have never been my thing.  My best friend, who is the complete opposite of me in some ways, hates romance novels.  So color me surprised when my anti-romance-novel best friend...

The Green Hope of The Great Gatsby

The Green Hope of ‘The Great Gatsby’

Hannah Donahue May 2, 2019

Time to talk about my favorite book: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The first time I read it was in my high school honors English class during my junior year. Usually when...

Mad about books: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Mad about books: “Miracle Creek” by Angie Kim

Hannah Donahue May 2, 2019

“Miracle Creek” by Angie Kim follows the story of a mother put on trial for murdering her autistic son, a Korean immigrant family and a couple with severe marital problems. Defined as a “courtroom...

Book Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Book Review: ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

Hannah Donahue April 25, 2019

“The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein tells the story of one dog’s life told from his own perspective. Enzo, a loveable golden retriever, begins his story...

Mad about books: World War Z by Max Brooks

Mad about books: ‘World War Z’ by Max Brooks

Hannah Donahue April 18, 2019

World War Z by Max Brooks is the oral history of a fictional “Zombie War.” I listened to the audiobook whenever I drove for more than an hour. This book was voiced by a full cast, including Mark Hamill...

Mad about books: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

Mad about books: ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty

Hannah Donahue April 10, 2019

Liane Moriarty, the author of The New York Times bestseller “Big Little Lies,” came out with another page-turner that kept me guessing until the very end.   “Nine...

Book review: Challenger Deep paints a beautiful and jarring image of mental illness

Book review: ‘Challenger Deep’ paints a beautiful and jarring image of mental illness

Hannah Donahue April 4, 2019

As a person who has suffered from anxiety her whole life, I have always been frustrated by books that attempt to portray mental illness but end up romanticizing it instead, such as “13 Reasons...

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