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Beyond the Point by Claire Gibson
Contemporary fiction

Beyond the Point

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by Claire Gibson

Quick take

Three young women enter West Point on the eve of 9/11. Their lives will never be the same.

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  • Emotional

  • 400+ pages

  • Feminist

  • Inspirational

Why I love it

When you run a bookstagram account, you read so many books. Sometimes I lose count of how many I’m reading at once. Sometimes I focus on a single book and don’t come up for air until I am done. That’s what happened with Beyond the Point. When I started reading it, I had no idea just how much it would pull at my heartstrings.

Gibson tells the story of three women—Dani, Hannah, and Avery—over the s...


Duty. Honor. Country. That’s West Point’s motto, and every cadet who passes through its stone gates vows to live it. But on the eve of 9/11, as Dani, Hannah and Avery face four grueling years ahead, they realize they’ll only survive if they do it together.

Everyone knows Dani is going places. With athletic talent and a brilliant mind, she navigates West Point’s predominantly male environment with...


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    April 2019