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Slayer by Kiersten White - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781534404953
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Published: Simon Pulse - January 8th, 2019

Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans rejoice! White is here to bring you back into the world of slayers, stakes, deadly teen crushes, and girls who can care about their hair and saving the world. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525577942
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 25th, 2018

Elizabeth Lavenza is an abused and unloved orphan until the Frankenstein family takes her into their home to be a playmate to their young son, Victor. Her survival depending entirely on her ability to manage Victor's ever worsening temper and depravity, we see her depth, her cunning, and her desperate will to live, though death and darkness surround her. White keeps in the gothic tradition while producing a bold new female voice in this marvelous and monstrous retelling. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


Vox by Christina Dalcher - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780440000785
Published: Berkley - August 21st, 2018

Poet Anis Mojhani once said, "Speak every time you stand so you do not forget yourself" but what if you were allotted only 100 words a day to speak? For girls and women in Dalcher's provocative debut, this is reality. Vox will rush you headlong with protagonist Jean to ask, What am I willing to do to be heard? To not forget myself? ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse by Anne Carson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780375701290
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Published: Vintage - July 27th, 1999

Carson transposes Geryon, the winged, red monster from Greek myth into the modern world, where he is a depressed, artsy, gay teenage boy. In the myth, Herakles is Geryon's murderer. In Carson's story, Herakles is Geryon's lover. In a modern setting where myth collides with hockey practice, television, babysitters, and love triangles, Carson creates a haunting effect. Geryon is a boy like any other boy, a monster like any other monster, contemplating his boyness, his monsterness. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


The Last Tudor (Plantagenet and Tudor Novels) by Philippa Gregory - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781476758770
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Published: Washington Square Press - February 20th, 2018

Called the queen of historical fiction for a reason, Philippa Gregory artfully traces the lives of three sisters as they navigate their bitter, infertile cousin Queen Elizabeth. Jane martyrs herself for her religion, Katherine martyrs herself for love, and Mary wonders whether martyrdom is worth it at all. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


Philosophy, Pussycats, and Porn by Stoya - Book Review

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By Stoya
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ISBN: 9781945649219
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Published: Not a Cult - June 24th, 2018

In an articulate voice and functional style, Stoya offers wit and insight in this collection of essays. Best known for her porn star status, Stoya covers the topics readers expect her to, from sex within a relationship to sex for performance. More than this, however, she presents herself as a wonderfully relatable narrator, fangirling over her favorite artist, dying of period cramps, and struggling to navigate a world where as a woman, she is sometimes considered less human than her male peers. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


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