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First Look Club: The Living Infinite
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First Look Club: The Living Infinite

Reviewed by Lawrence Manalastas THE LIVING INFINITE By Chantel Acevedo 280 pp. Europa Editions. At the heart of Chantel Acevedo’s historical novel, The Living Infinite, is a manuscript that begs to see the light of day. That it was authored […]

First Look Club: The Luster of Lost Things
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First Look Club: The Luster of Lost Things

Reviewed by Dawn Mirafuentes THE LUSTER OF LOST THINGS By Sophie Chen Keller 336 pp. G. P. Putnam’s Sons. Walter Lavender Jr. isn’t your average 12-year-old boy. He’s a vigilant and amicable son, one who willfully makes croissants for his […]

Warcross #FullyBookedReviews
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Warcross #FullyBookedReviews

Review by Ivy Rodriguez How do I even write about Warcross? Warcross in itself is a world so fantastically built, you’d wish you were cool enough to be in it. Set mostly in Tokyo and in the virtual worlds built […]

First Look Club: Release
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First Look Club: Release

Reviewed by EL de Jesus Get a chance to win an advance reader’s copy of Release. Join our giveaway below! RELEASE By Patrick Ness 288 pp. HarperTeen. Sometimes, the best stories are found not through words in writing, but through the words […]

First Look Club: My Absolute Darling
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First Look Club: My Absolute Darling

Reviewed by Kai Jimenez MY ABSOLUTE DARLING By Gabriel Tallent 432 pp. Riverhead Books. We’re often told to never judge books by their covers, but we often still do all the same. If I were to guess the story of […]

First Look Club: Dinner at the Center of the Earth
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First Look Club: Dinner at the Center of the Earth

Reviewed by Jowana Bueser DINNER AT THE CENTER OF THE EARTH By Nathan Englander 272 pp. Knopf. A chicken and egg situation: does history make a person or does a person make history? Both. Conquerors create history as they forge […]