Tag Archives: academic setting

“The It Girl” by Ruth Ware – Book Review

Six university friends: Hannah Jones – from a middle class background, is thrilled to be studying literature at the infamous Oxford University. April Clarke-Cliveden – beautiful, wealthy, popular, stylish, a gifted actress, and prone to practical jokes. The type of … Continue reading

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“Catherine House” by Elisabeth Thomas – Book Review

“A gothic-infused debut of literary suspense, set within a secluded, elite university and following a dangerously curious, rebellious undergraduate who uncovers a shocking secret about an exclusive circle of students . . . and the dark truth beneath her school’s … Continue reading

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It’s all academic! (fiction with academic settings)

It is that time of year again. Schools and colleges are starting a new year. For this post, I thought I’d share with you some of the titles I’ve enjoyed over the years that have academic settings AND some of … Continue reading

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“She was the quiet one” by Michele Campbell

Rose and Bel Enright are fraternal twin sisters. They are the offspring of a privileged New England college student and a Mexican scholarship student.  Now they are fifteen years old and orphaned.  Sent to live with their wealthy grandmother in … Continue reading

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