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Review: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

I was fortunate that my library has been able to provide a lot of books through their online catalog, and I decided to pick this gem up. Growing up in Canada, while racism is a prevalent topic that affect us, it wasn't something that was studied in depth or thoroughly at school. I recognized it… Continue reading Review: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

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Review: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

By Christina Lauren I have no words. It's beautiful. I'm crying. I can't. WHERE DO I EVEN BEGIN Autoboyography is a beautifully written coming-of-age book that explores identity and what it means to love. It's told by Tanner, a high school senior, who despite coming out as bisexual to his parents, has returned back into… Continue reading Review: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

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Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Title: Little Fires Everywhere Author: Celeste Ng Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Penguin Press Publication Date: September 12th 2017 Page Count: 338 Rating: 5/5 In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will… Continue reading Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

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Review: Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo

Title: Eat, and Love Yourself Author: Sweeney Boo Genre: Graphic Novel Publisher: BOOM! Box Date published: April 21st 2020 Page Count: 160 Rating: 5/5 A story about Mindy, a woman living with an eating disorder who has to learn how to love herself again. In pursuit of the perfect body, Mindy buys the low-fat diet… Continue reading Review: Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo

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Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Historical Fiction, LGBTQ Publisher: Atria Books Date published: June 13th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 391 Rating: 5/5 Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses… Continue reading Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Top Ten Tuesday #33 | Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be 5-Star Reads

I haven't been rating too many books 5 stars recently, so I would say the 4.5-5 star range. Top Ten Tuesday, originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is a weekly meme. Thank you for the prompts! Starless Sea I loved Night Circus, so it’s hard not to get… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday #33 | Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be 5-Star Reads

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Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Genre: Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retelling Publisher: Ecco Date published: August 28th 2012 Format: Paperback Page Count: 378 Rating: 5/5 Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful irresistible to all who meet… Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Review: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

Title: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Author: Jane Mount Genre: Nonfiction, Art Publisher: Chronicle Books Date published: September 11th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 224 Rating: 5/5 ** Thank you so much Christina for this gift. Couldn't have asked for anything better ** Bibliophile is a collection of novel lists, literary facts, and essentially everything bookish.… Continue reading Review: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

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Review: Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman

Title: Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined Author: Danielle Younge-Ullman Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers Date published: February 21st 2017 Format: Paperback Page Count: 368 Rating: 5/5 Then Ingrid traveled all over Europe with her opera star mother, Margot-Sophia. Life was beautiful and bright, and every day soared with music. Now… Continue reading Review: Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman

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Review: To Drink Coffee With a Ghost by Amanda Lovelace

Title: To Drink Coffee with a Ghost (things that h(a)unt #2) Author: Amanda Lovelace Genre: Poetry Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Date published: September 17th 2019 Format: Paperback Page Count: 161 Rating: 5/5 "You cannot have a funeral for your mother without also having a funeral for yourself." This book poses the ever-lingering question: What happens when… Continue reading Review: To Drink Coffee With a Ghost by Amanda Lovelace