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Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Published by Candlewick in August 2013. Wow, I just finished reading this book and I’m so disappointed in myself for not having read it sooner. What an amazing, heartbreaking, beautiful book. From the very first line, I was hooked. Reminiscent of Guillermo del Toro’s 2006 film Pan’s Labyrinth, this story… Continue reading Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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Book Review: Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier Published by Graphix (Scholastic) on September 13, 2016. Raina Telgemeier’s middle-grade graphic novel Ghosts tells the story of Catrina and Maya, two sisters who have just moved to a coastal town in Northern California. Younger sister Maya has cystic fibrosis, and the coastal air is supposed to help her struggling lungs. She’s young and… Continue reading Book Review: Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

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Book Review: The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes by Wade Albert White

The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes By Wade Albert White Published by Little, Brown Expected pub date: September 13, 2016 The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes is a ridiculously silly middle grade fantasy book. The main character, Anne, has spent her entire life at Saint Lupin’s orphanage, being tormented by the evil Matron while dreaming of the… Continue reading Book Review: The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes by Wade Albert White

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Book Review: Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan Published by William Morrow Paperbacks in March 2015. Polly’s life is falling apart. The business she built with her long term boyfriend Chris has crumbled, taking her relationship right along with it. The bank has seized their Plymouth flat to pay off their debts, Chris is moving back… Continue reading Book Review: Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

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Book Review: One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Washington Square Press in 2016 One True Loves is a fantastic summer book. The story focuses on 31-year-old Emma’s life before and after her high school sweetheart and husband is presumed dead in a helicopter crash. First, we learn about how she and her husband Jesse met and get a… Continue reading Book Review: One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid