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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

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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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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