Recently Read Books #5 | shifting into summer mode

I've been reading some summery books lately to get into the mood! Let's talk about five of the books I've read recently. To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer “I don't know why they try to sell smaller candy bars as being more fun than the bigger ones. That's just …

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Recently Read Books #4 | Greek mythology is determined to break my heart

Let's talk about five of the books I read toward the end of May and the beginning of June! The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig “Sometimes a person has to let go of something to take hold of something else.” Content warnings: drug addiction Nix grew up on the Temptation, a ship that can …

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Recently Read Books #3 | rock bands, zombies, and more

Let's talk about five of the books I've read recently! (Recently read book #1 and #2.) Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson “When people don't express themselves, they die one piece at a time.” Content warnings: rape, self harm, suicidal thoughts This book follows Melinda, who is starting high school with no friends and no voice. …

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Recently Read Books #2 | I want to ride a murder horse

Let's talk about five of the books I've read recently! My first recently read books post is here. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” Content warnings: animal death Each November, carnivorous water horses called capaill uisce rise from the sea on the island …

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Recently Read Books #1 | Austen in the 21st century, rap stars, and more

So this is the start of something new! No, I'm not talking to you, Troy. Usually, I write a few reviews each month and then talk about the rest of the books I read in my monthly wrap-ups. However, since it's pretty normal for me to read 10+ books in a month, all of which …

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