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First Look Club: EL reviews The Chalk Man
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First Look Club: EL reviews The Chalk Man

Reviewed by EL de Jesus THE CHALK MAN By C. J. Tudor 288 pp. Crown. I think every person who’s ever been a kid has that one trigger memory, the one that brings back the taste of that lollipop flavor […]

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: Whichwood
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First Look Club: Whichwood

Reviewed by Jody Uy WHICHWOOD By Tahereh Mafi 368 pp. Dutton Children’s Books. It has been a long time since I’ve read a book meant for younger audiences. As you grow older, sometimes the world of magic and going off on […]

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) […]