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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 Exact Opposite Of Okay by Laura Steven

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 stars Changing the rating to a 5* because this damn book is all I could think about today. “Unless an old white man can profit from your sexuality, you better hide it, because if it can’t be exploited, it will be punished.” Izzy O'Neill, an unabashedly promiscuous teenager, aspiring comedian and tragic orphan… Continue reading Book Review: The Exact Opposite Of Okay by Laura Steven

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Book Review: The Boyfriend Bracket by Kate Evangelista

⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars I genuinely enjoyed this much more than I thought I would! The Boyfriend Bracket provoked just as many cheesy grins as it did eye rolls. It's full to brimming with the typical teen angst but I still found it easy to read, I could have easily finished it in one sitting. It… Continue reading Book Review: The Boyfriend Bracket by Kate Evangelista

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Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars Mhairi McFarlane you have reduced me to a crying mess on public transport and I will never forgive you but I love you for it. "I didn't know yet that small moments can be incredibly large." Georgina Horspool is 30, recently sacked from a waitressing job, and just caught her boyfriend cheating… Continue reading Book Review: Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

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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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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