Noir Galvin, Arcadia University
Not all good books have to be rooted in fantasy. Here are some great, lesser-known reads to round out your end-of-the-year list.
Gabrielle Pascal, Hofstra University
If you find yourself short on room, here are some ways to organize your literature collection without shelling out more money for extra bookcases.
Jackie Sizing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Scott O’Connor has a unique and fearless writing style that will immerse you in the novel and make you feel like you’re part of the story.
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
The psychological realism of Laura van den Berg’s second book parallels the isolation many are feeling during the pandemic.
Julia Greene, Columbia College Chicago
There’s no shame in dropping a book that you have no desire to read.
Starr Shapiro, Columbia University
Susan Choi’s novel defies conventional wisdom about fiction and intentionally creates characters that are hard to relate to — making a unique, compelling read in the process.
Anna Swenson, Butler University
The Hulu miniseries uses everyday scenes to take on an all too persistent problem in the fight for racial equality.
Karunya Bhramasandra, Stanford University
Many of these books are criticized for their unrealistic portrayal of the world; however, that may be their greatest strength.
Emma Taubenfeld, Pace University
Why study for midterms when you could be reading these incredible books?
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