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Sarah Petersen


Writer, researcher, and professional book reviewer, passionate about connecting readers with inspiring, thought-provoking content. English Ph.D. candidate, specializing in 19th-century American literature and Food Studies.

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Amanda King


Books are my favorite means of quenching the insatiable thirst for both knowledge and escapism. My passion for writing, however, seems to get shunted aside by the ever-pressing matters of living in modern society unless, I cultivate external motivations. Writing reviews serves well as such.

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Your heart pounds. The clerk reminds you that the bookstore closes in five minutes. “Please finalize your purchases.” But which thriller novel should you buy? Do you play it safe with a Jack Reacher, or take a chance on a new author? And if so, which one?

Time’s up. You have been kicked out the store and are clutching an empty tote bag. You have failed your mission.

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