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The Good Guy by Dean Koontz – Book Review

This officially was my first Dean Koontz read! I know tons of people have discovered his incredible talent before me and I know I’m slow on the update 🙁  . But I’m just glad I know of him. This book was very suspenseful and almost had enough close calls to make it a thriller. I know I say this every book review but I LOVED the characters in it. The way they were written made them so compelling and real it was like I was seeing a movie. The way that Koontz subtlety puts in the character of each person makes a person really connect to what they’re reading and get on with the story.

The Good Guy is based on the suspenseful tale of two people; Tim Carrier and  Linda Paquette. The story is told from Tim’s point of view and the book begins with him...

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Dairy Queen By Catherine Gilbert Murdock : Book Review

When picking a book to read, I was immediately drawn to Dairy Queen. Quite simply because it has a dreamlike quality to it which features a boy and a girl laying down opposite each other, just looking up at the sky. I liked it because it made me want to go outside and just experience the outdoors. I have to tell you after reading it, that it has become at the top of my favorites. I really connected with the book because the main character D.J. Schwenk is a teen, has big family responsibilities, and she sometimes feels as if nobody is on her side. This delightful story will make you laugh, bawl, squirm, and smile in happiness.

Dairy Queen is about a teen girl named D.J. Schwenk who runs a farm...

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Thirteen Reason Why by Jay Asher : Book Review

I recently checked out this book from my local library, and to tell you the truth it wasn’t worth the trip. Although I’ve heard about this book for years and it has always been at the top for teen fiction, I did read it. I never really got the opportunity to see it and had been dying to finally see what all the fuss was about. I started really optimistic and didn’t really know what to expect. Then when finishing it I was disappointed and mad at the fact of it being a less than stellar read. Before I go into on why I don’t like the book, I will tell you about the story.

So “Thirteen Reasons Why” is a book about a teen girl named Hannah who has committed suicide. It is told from the perspective of a boy named Clay Jensen who receives these tapes on his porch ( two weeks after Hannah dies)...

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