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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Follow the blossoming of Achilles and Patroclus’ poetic relationship as it grows deeper and deeper with each passing year.

BookTok Review: ‘The Song of Achilles’ tells beautiful, devasting Greek love story

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist April 18, 2022

Everyone – even those who claim to know nothing about Greek mythology – has heard of the Trojan War.   Paris, prince of Troy, fell in love with Helen, who was married to Menelaus, king...

Follow the tragic stories of Fallon and Ben and learn how they intertwine.

BookTok Review: ‘November 9’ offers rollercoaster of emotions

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist April 4, 2022

One afternoon, my editor-in-chief messaged me to rave about “It Ends with Us” and “November 9” by Colleen Hoover, expressing how both novels emotionally destroyed her in the span of 48 hours.  As...

Who would not enjoy a romance novel with a good mix of the fake-dating and
opposites-attract tropes alongside a bit of geeky pizazz?

BookTok Review: ‘The Love Hypothesis’ encapsulates challenges people face in academia

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist February 8, 2022

In her debut novel “The Love Hypothesis,” Ali Hazelwood took BookTok by storm, garnering thousands of book recommendations from avid readers within mere months of its publication in September. I...

Can a happily ever after story really happen after so many tears and heartache?

BookTok review: ‘Ugly Love’ provides life lessons for relationships

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2021

Ever since I finished “It Ends with Us,” TikTok has not stopped recommending novels by Colleen Hoover. But I am not complaining. I recently completed “Ugly Love” and I want to share my thoughts....

Characters in this novel show the suffering of being in love with your abuser and the strength of being a survivor.

BookTok review: ‘It Ends with Us’ powerfully illustrates anguish of abuse

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 29, 2021

Like everyone else, I am mindlessly scrolling through TikTok any chance I get. There, I happened to stumble across a book recommendation for a novel by Colleen Hoover.  If you have been on Book...

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