Caroline E. Tew

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‘Golden Child’ Fails to Shine

This novel could have offered so much, but failed to deliver.

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‘The Clockmaker’s Daughter’ Not Worth Your Time

With so much promise, “The Clockmaker’s Daughter” failed to live up to expectations, instead delivering a story that was not worth the time to read.

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‘Unsheltered’ Refuses to Shelter Us from Today’s Harsh Realities

Unsheltered” falters only in moments where its message is perhaps too clear.

Caroline E. Tew '20

5 Books Pretentious Section Kid Loves

If you’ve ever taken a humanities course, there’s almost always one kid in your section that not only believes his taste is better than yours, but wants you to know it too.

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‘Bridge of Clay’ Doesn’t Live Up To Expectations

Zusak fans eagerly awaiting another hard-hitting historical fiction novel should be prepared to be disappointed by his newest novel.

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Much Care Given in 'The Caregiver'

Park’s prose twists the mundane into different forms, shedding new light on themes that are pervasive throughout literature.

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'Baby Teeth' Has Some Growing To Do

Though at times chilling, “Baby Teeth” could have been so much more.

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‘Clock Dance’ Dances Around Resolution

With a little more character development, Tyler’s newest novel could have become more than just a pleasant summer read.

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‘All We Ever Wanted’ is a Nuanced Look at Sexual Harassment’s Ramifications

Emily Giffin’s newest novel, “All We Ever Wanted,” explores relationships between parents and children who are both survivors and perpetrators of sexual violence and harassment.

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‘The Death of Mrs. Westaway’: An Ending that Kills a Good Story

Ruth Ware succeeds in creating a creepy and gothic atmosphere in her latest novel, “The Death of Mrs. Westaway.”

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‘My Year of Rest and Relaxation’ Is Neither Restful Nor Relaxing

The prose, just barely, drives along the story even when there is very little story to tell.

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‘War Storm:’ A Hurricane of Strong Female Characters

Aveyard has provided a satisfying ending for her thought-provoking series.

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‘The Word Is Murder’: A Mystery that Blends Fiction and Reality

​Anthony Horowitz isn’t afraid to change up the classic mystery, and “The Word Is Murder” is no exception.

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‘Florida:’ Intriguing Characters, Lackluster Endings

Each of Groff’s words feel deliberate, hardening the impact of her stories.

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‘Legendary’ is Anything But

Garber takes advantage of the fact that her readers don’t have a complete grasp of the rules of her magical world and, frustratingly, makes the rules up as she sees fit.