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Reason to Stay Alive – Book Review

Personally classification: 5/5 stars Author: Matt Haig Synopsis: Matt Haig’s accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live. Like nearly one in five people, Matt Haig suffers from depression. Reasons to Stay Alive is Matt’s inspiring account of how, minute by minute and day by…… Continue reading Reason to Stay Alive – Book Review

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The Gatekeeper of Pericael – Book Review

Personally classification: 4/5 stars Author: Hayley Reese Chow Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Porter would much rather spend his weekends playing soccer than channeling spirits in the parallel universe of Pericael. Unfortunately for him, Porter’s family has guarded the gate between Earth and monster-filled Pericael for generations, so he’s not getting out of Gatekeeper lessons anytime soon. But…… Continue reading The Gatekeeper of Pericael – Book Review

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My Dark Vanessa – Book Review

Personally classification: 5/5 stars Author: Kate Elizabeth Russell Synopsis: Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer. 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled…… Continue reading My Dark Vanessa – Book Review

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The Unhoneymooners – Book Review

Personally classification: 4/5 stars Author: Christina Lauren Synopsis: Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in…well, everything. Her identical twin sister Ami, on the other hand, is probably the luckiest person in the world. Her meet-cute with her fiancé is something out of a romantic comedy (gag) and she’s managed to finance her…… Continue reading The Unhoneymooners – Book Review

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The Stars That Guide You Home- Book Review

Personal classification: 4.5/5 stars Author: Jemma Robinson Synopsis: Sophia had her life planned out in the Capital. She could have had it all; the finest made ballgowns, diamonds and a King. But Sophia wanted to chase her own fate, fearlessly running away to the woods of Lowshore where she found Tom, the Woodcutter. Sophia traded in…… Continue reading The Stars That Guide You Home- Book Review

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For the Love of Friends- Book Review

Personal classification: 3.5/5 stars Author: Sara Goodman Confino Synopsis: A sharp and hilariously relatable novel about the business of weddings, the toll they can take, and the lengths one exasperated bridesmaid will go to for the love of friends. Lily Weiss is her mother’s worst nightmare: thirty-two and single—the horror! She’s also a talented writer…… Continue reading For the Love of Friends- Book Review