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Book Review: My True Love Gave To Me by Stephanie Perkins

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 stars “He says presents aren't important, but I think they are - not because of how much they cost, but for the opportunity they provide to say I understand you.” ― David Levithan: Your Temporary Santa My True Love Gave To Me is a festive collection of twelve winter romances gathered from widely… Continue reading Book Review: My True Love Gave To Me by Stephanie Perkins

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Book Review: Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider

⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars “I'm so sorry. I always felt like there was something off about me, and now I know. I'm broken." It wrecked me all over again to hear her say that. "You're not broken." "Then how come I can't be fixed?" she asked, shaking as she held back tears. "If I'm not broken,… Continue reading Book Review: Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider

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Book Review: The Turnout by Megan Abbott

The Turnout by Megan Abbott My rating: 5 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 stars "The very things that first draw you to a person will eventually be the very things that drive you away." Dara and Marie are two sisters teaching ballet in their family-run school, Durant School of Dance, but they are polar opposites… Continue reading Book Review: The Turnout by Megan Abbott

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Book Review: The Thunder Girls by Melanie Blake

The Thunder Girls by Melanie Blake My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "'I can't believe you said that.' Chrissie's voice shook. 'Said what?' 'The F-word.' 'I didn't!' 'Fifty. You said I was fifty!'" The Thunder Girls is the moniker of a popular girl band with members Anita, Chrissie, Roxanne and Carly, broken… Continue reading Book Review: The Thunder Girls by Melanie Blake

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Book Review: The Seven Day Switch by Kelly Harms

The Seven Day Switch by Kelly Harms My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "He shows me how he cares in a thousand little ways. The problem is, I can never seem to believe he really means it." - Celeste "This is what it is to be a working woman. Take it from… Continue reading Book Review: The Seven Day Switch by Kelly Harms

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Top Ten Tuesday – Book Titles That Are Questions

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly topic discussion hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic is book titles that are questions and has made me realise that I haven't actually read many books with questions as titles. These are the ones that come to mind: 1. Have We Met? by Camille Baker (Available… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Book Titles That Are Questions

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Book Review: Have We Met? by Camille Baker

Have We Met? by Camille Baker My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑ 3 stars "I press the option claiming I'm ready for love, though I suspect that's the furthest thing from the truth" Corinne has made a pretty bold move to return to Chicago, where she had met her best friend Joelle, and where… Continue reading Book Review: Have We Met? by Camille Baker

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Book Review: The Ember Days by Rose Edwards

The Ember Days by Rose Edwards My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "People do a lot of things to girls. Things they think no one will see, or won't complain about if they do. Maybe they dress it up in words - the good daughter, the bad child, the chosen one. Maybe… Continue reading Book Review: The Ember Days by Rose Edwards

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Book Review: Lemon by Kwon Yeo-Sun translated by Janet Hong

Lemon by Kwon Yeo-Sun My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑ 3 stars "Just like how I believe life has no special meaning. Not his, not my sister's, not even mine. Even if you try desperately to find it, to contrive some kind of meaning, what's not there isn't there. Life begins without reason and… Continue reading Book Review: Lemon by Kwon Yeo-Sun translated by Janet Hong

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Book Review: The Bounce Back by Addie Woolridge

The Bounce Back by Addie Woolridge My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑ 3 stars Public humiliation and disaster strikes Neale Delacroix as she accidentally sets fire to herself during her multimedia performance in an art show. The sprinklers ruin the other artists' work. She gets exiled from the artist group in front of her… Continue reading Book Review: The Bounce Back by Addie Woolridge