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First Look Club: Dunbar
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First Look Club: Dunbar

Reviewed by Lawrence Manalastas DUNBAR By Edward St. Aubyn 256 pp. Hogarth. In his heyday, Henry Dunbar has had the world at his fingertips: he was the head honcho of a global media empire that has, over the years, held […]

First Look Club: Here We Are Now
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First Look Club: Here We Are Now

Reviewed by EL de Jesus HERE WE ARE NOW By Jasmine Warga 304 pp. Balzer + Bray. It appears as if all those destined to be great, become great because of one thing: an epic origin story. But what’s a sixteen-year-old […]

First Look Club: Bonfire
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First Look Club: Bonfire

Reviewed by Kai Jimenez BONFIRE By Krysten Ritter 277 pp. Crown Archetype. Everybody has a memory they would much rather forget, a smidgen of their history they would much rather leave in the past. But the things we run from have […]

First Look Club: The House at Baker Street
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First Look Club: The House at Baker Street

Reviewed by Angelica Galicinao THE HOUSE AT BAKER STREET Michelle Birkby 368 pp. Harper Perennial. (Best read on your period with a lot of pent up female angst and with a generous serving of curiosity for mysteries on the side) […]

First Look Club: Unqualified
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First Look Club: Unqualified

Reviewed by Jowana Bueser UNQUALIFIED By Anna Faris 320 pp. Dutton. Anna Faris and her book Unqualified continue the proud and noble tradition of female comedians releasing hilarious memoirs. Her breakout role as Shelley Darlingson in The House Bunny made […]

First Look Club: It Devours!
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First Look Club: It Devours!

Reviewed by Jean Arboleda IT DEVOURS! By Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor 368 pp. Harper Perennial. Science. Faith. Mysterious disappearances and a strange sand creature threatening to destroy everything. Welcome, again, to Night Vale. For the uninitiated, Welcome to Night […]