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On Partials by Dan Wells

Character Foils1

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I bought Partials by Dan Wells approximately six months ago. And it’s been sitting on my bed, staring at my face, judging me… for six months. NO MORE! I finally picked that sucker up and READ IT! And, you know what? It was pretty good.

Dystopian Fiction

I’ll admit, I was a little afraid that I wouldn’t like this book. Dystopian fiction is… hard to get right. Most of the time the crazy societies that authors come up with are so utterly ridiculous that you might enjoy the book while you’re reading it, but once you step back and think about it for two seconds, the whole story is ruined forever.

On The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The fault in Our stars

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When I asked myself the question “Why do I love The Fault in Our Stars” one answer popped into my head:

Because it makes me cry.

I’m not a masochist. I don’t thrive on pain, but I can’t deny that I love a story that can make me cry. Four times. PER READ THROUGH!

Why, you may ask (if you haven’t read the book) did this particular work of fiction cause the lacrimal glands in the upper, outer region of my eyes to release a warm salty liquid comprised of protein, water, and mucus to trickle freely down my face? Easy:

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