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Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Title: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Author: Marie Kondo Type: Self Help Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Ten Speed Press Date published: October 14th 2014 Format: Audiobook Time: 5hr Rating: 5/5 Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant… Continue reading Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

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Review: Educated by Tara Westover

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Type: Memoir, Autobiography Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Random House Date published: February 20th 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 352 Rating: 5/5 Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches… Continue reading Review: Educated by Tara Westover

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Review: Literary Places by Sarah Baxter

Title: Literary Places Author: Sarah Baxter Type: Art, Literature Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: White Lion Publishing Date published: March 5th, 2019 Format: digital Page Count: 144Rating: 5/5Bringing together engaging text and stunning hand-drawn illustrations, Inspired Traveller’s Guide: Literary Placestakes readers on an enlightening journey through the key locations of literature’s best and brightest authors, movements and moments. Explore the plains of La Mancha with… Continue reading Review: Literary Places by Sarah Baxter

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Review: 365 Ways to Beat Stress by Adam Gordon

Title: 365 Ways to Beat Stress Author: Adam Gordon Type: Personal Development Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Watkins Publishing Date published: February 19th 2019 Format: digital Page Count: 224 Rating: 5/5 With a different technique or tip for each day of the year, no other book offers such a wide range of ways to release stress and anxiety,… Continue reading Review: 365 Ways to Beat Stress by Adam Gordon

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Review: Natalie’s Diary by Keri Halfacre

Natalie Driscoll is dead. Much like how she flung herself out a window, Natalie also flung Jane into the middle of Cullfield's mysteries. Following Natalie's instructions leads Jane to three other high school students and all of them seem to have something to hide, something that might have to be unraveled through the course of following Natalie's diary.

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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: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Title: I'll Give You the Sun Author: Jandy Nelson Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Romance Publisher: Dial Books Date published: September 16th 2014 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 371 Rating: 5/5 “We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.” At first, Jude and… Continue reading Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

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Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Balzer + Bray Date published: February 28th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 453 Rating: 5/5 Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when… Continue reading Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Title: When Elephants Fly Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Adventure Publisher: Harlequin Teen Date published: September 4th 2018 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 5/5 There are some battles worth fighting even if it means losing yourself. T. Lily Decker is a high school senior with a twelve-year plan: avoid stress, drugs,… Continue reading Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer