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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (2017)

Rating: 4.7 Stars Short Summary: Senior year of high school forces Sal to examine the many aspects of his life that he does not understand against a backdrop of many of life’s hardships. I’ve been so excited for this book … Continue reading

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Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley

Rating 2.8 Stars. Short Summary: Aki heads to Mexico on a church trip where she meets a girl and questions her own sexuality. I’ve read a few of Talley’s book in the past, and Lies We Tell Ourselves blew my … Continue reading

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The Romantics by Leah Konen (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. Short Summary: Love tells the story of trying to restore a romantic teenager’s belief of love. The fact that Love is the narrator gave the book a bit of a lighter, sweeter feel, and it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart (2016)

Rating: 4.5 Stars Lily and Dunkin meet on the eve of their grade 8 year, each with their own challenges to face with the year ahead. Lily – is trying to get the courage to show the world that she … Continue reading

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Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Years ago, I found Hannah Hart as she was just beginning her youtube career on My Drunk Kitchen. The first episode I ever watched was her freshly launched Hallowe’en Candy episode where she proceeded to rate various … Continue reading

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Dreamology by Lucy Keating (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars Recommended to me by a trusted book seller, I was pretty excited about reading this book, and not to mention, I felt quite in love with the cover. It was a pretty cool concept, and I was … Continue reading

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Highly Illogical Behaviour by John Corey Whaley (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. At the insistence of a book store clerk who seemed to have a shared taste in books, I was keen to give this a good crack. Solomon suffers from severe agoraphobia and hasn’t left his home in … Continue reading

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