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Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Title: Dumplin' Author: Julie Murphy Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Balzer + Bray Date published: September 15th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 384 Rating: 3/5 Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini… Continue reading Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

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Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Title: Five Feet ApartAuthor: Rachael LippincottType: Young Adult, ContemporaryGenre: FictionPublisher: Simon & SchusterDate published: November 20th 2018Format: eBookPage Count: 288Rating: 3.5/5**Thank you for Simon and Schuster via Netgalley for sending me an advanced copy to review** Hey guys! So I recently got my friend, Amy, to offer her perspective and thoughts while reading the book. Hope you enjoy!… Continue reading Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

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Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Title: Station Eleven Author: Emily St. John Mandel Type: Dystopian, Science Fiction Genre: Fiction Publisher: Knopf Date published: September 9th 2014 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 336 Rating: 4/5 An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of… Continue reading Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

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Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Title: Every Note Played Author: Lisa Genova Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scout Press Date published: March 20th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 307 Rating: 4/5 An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing… Continue reading Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

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Mini Reviews: Love aesthetics? Check these out!

Hey guys!! So I was looking through my eGalleys and I found some that are truly pleasing to the eye. I'm a really visual person and I found these books so satisfying to read and to look at. Here are three that I found. Mortals and Immortals of Greek Mythology by Francoise Rachmuhl I went through… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Love aesthetics? Check these out!

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Review: Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gills

Title:Fierce Fairytales Author: Nikita Gills Type: Fiction Genre: Prose, Poetry Publisher: French Flaps Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4/5 Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry… Continue reading Review: Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gills

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Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Title: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life Author: Mark Manson Type: Nonfiction Genre: Self-help Publisher: French Flaps Date published: September 13th 2016 Format: Digital Page Count: 224 Rating: 4/5 In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all… Continue reading Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

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Review: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Title: Flowers for Algernon Author: Daniel Keyes Type: Fiction Genre: Science Fiction Date published: March 1966 Format: Paperback Page Count: 216 Rating: 5/5 The story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental… Continue reading Review: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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Review: My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih

Title: My Real Name is Hanna Author: Tara Lynn Masih Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction Publisher: French Flaps Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 208 Rating: 4/5 Inspired by real Holocaust events, this poignant debut novel is a powerful coming-of-age story that will resonate with fans of The Book Thief and Between Shades of Gray. Hanna… Continue reading Review: My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih