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Black Iris by Leah Raeder
" ‘Scars tell a story. My whole life was written on my body. How are you supposed to leave the past behind when you carry it with you in your skin?’

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" Awwww, I loved Middlesex, but I also read that when I was in between high school and college, so that doesn't really mean anything for current me. How ...more "
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
" I really don't know why they're holding off but didn't make the book work as a standalone. Like wtf. "
The Cost of All Things by Maggie Lehrman
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My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
"I came really close to DNFing this book at 96% on principle alone because I was fed one thing in the beginning of the novel, only to be force fed something entirely different by the end. My Heart and Other Black Holes had so much potential--a lot..." Read more of this review »
Vendetta by Catherine Doyle
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Actual rating: 2.5 stars.

What would you do if you had to choose between the lives of your family and the lives of the crazy-ass strangers you met just weeks or months ago?

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The Last Leaves Falling by Sarah Benwell
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Though reading about children dying of terrible diseases is one of the things I typically try to avoid, I was drawn to the setting of The Last Leaves Falling. Unfortunately, I'm not feeling much of anything from this book so far. It's b
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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
"My biggest issue with this one was the hype.

The cover is cool and the premise sounded interesting, but I barely made it through the first chapter before I felt like I had "been here" before. For me, it was like a mash-up of Divergent, THG, and Th..." Read more of this review »
Vanished by E.E. Cooper
" Yeah, I'll probably wait and see how Ashleigh feels about the followups, because I'm happy with this as a standalone. "
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Stephen Chbosky
“I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won't tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that because it wouldn't change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn't really change the fact that you have what you have.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Daniel Pennac
“Reader's Bill of Rights

1. The right to not read

2. The right to skip pages

3. The right to not finish

4. The right to reread

5. The right to read anything

6. The right to escapism

7. The right to read anywhere

8. The right to browse

9. The right to read out loud

10. The right to not defend your tastes”
Daniel Pennac

Stephen Chbosky
“So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

Mortimer J. Adler
“In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.”
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