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Review: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Title: Long Way Down Author: Jason Reynolds Genre: Poetry, Contemporary Publisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books Date published: October 24th 2017 Format: Audiobook Page Count: 1 hour 46 minutes Rating: 4/5 An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes… Continue reading Review: Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

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Review: Albert Einstein: The Poetry of Real by Marwan Kahil

Title: Albert Einstein: The Poetry of Real Author: Marwan Kahil, Manuel Garcia Iglesias (Illustrations) Genre: Graphic Novel, Biography Publisher: NBM Publishing Date published: August 15th 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 128 Rating: 4/5 A father offered his son, a five-year-old Albert Einstein, a compass that triggered an irrepressible need to understand the laws of the universe… Continue reading Review: Albert Einstein: The Poetry of Real by Marwan Kahil

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Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

Title: Ever Alice Author: H.J. Ramsay Genre: Fiction, Retelling Publisher: Red Rogue Press Date published: August 1st 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 347 Rating: 4/5 Alice’s stories of Wonderland did more than raise a few eyebrows—it landed her in an asylum. Now at 15 years of age, she’s willing to do anything to leave, which includes… Continue reading Review: Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsay

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Review: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

Title: Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection Author: Jia Jiang Genre: Non-fiction, Self help Publisher: Harmony Date published: April 14th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 240 Rating: 4/5 Rejection Proof is Jia Jiang's entertaining and inspiring account of conquering his fear of rejection, offering a completely new perspective on… Continue reading Review: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Title: Sorcery of Thorns Author: Margaret Rogerson Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: June 4th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 464 Rating: 4/5 All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up… Continue reading Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Title: Paperweight Author: Meg Haston Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: HarperTeen Date published:July 7th 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 288 Rating: 4/5 Seventeen-year-old Stevie is trapped. In her life. And now in an eating-disorder treatment center on the dusty outskirts of the New Mexico desert. Life in the center is regimented and intrusive, a nightmare come true.… Continue reading Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

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Mini Reviews: Books for Journals Enthusiasts

The Art of Visual Notetaking by Emily Mills Rating: 3.5/5 An interactive guide to visual communication and sketch-noting. It has amazing tutorials on how to create different fonts and to organize work. While, I probably won't have the commitment to create visual notes, I've definitely been motivated to make my notes more aesthetic and organized. Emily… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Books for Journals Enthusiasts

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Review: 365 Ways to Find Peace by Marcus Braybrooke

Title: 365 Ways to Find Peace Author: Marcus Braybrooke Type: Personal Development Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Watkins Publishing Date published: April 16th, 2019 Format: digital Page Count: 67 Rating: 4/5 With a different meditation or inspiration for each day of the year, this is a wonderfully inspiring collection that will open readers' hearts and mind and show… Continue reading Review: 365 Ways to Find Peace by Marcus Braybrooke

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Review: Calypso by David Sedaris

Title: Calypso Author: David Sedaris Type: Non Fiction Genre: Humor Date published: May 29th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 272 Rating: 4/5 Disclaimer: I dived into this book clueless. It took me 20 pages or so to realize that it was a short collection of stories and anecdotes. Nevertheless, it was a really amusing read. Dark at times,… Continue reading Review: Calypso by David Sedaris

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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