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Pivot Point by Kasie West
Pivot Point (Pivot Point, #1)
by Kasie West (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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As far as light and entertaining YA Sci-Fi/romance goes, this one is not bad. Not bad at all.
Dee added a status update: This article = yes. No, The Fault In Our Stars Is Not Young-Adult Fiction's Saviour
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Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
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June 2014: Reread in anticipation of the release of Isla (14th Aug). I've dropped a star after this second reading. While Perkins creates some interesting characters, the novel lacks the magic of the first. It is lukewarm in comparison and I ended up...more
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Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
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June 2014: 3rd read in prep for the release of Isla (14th Aug) Still love it…

Check out Netgalley for a sneak peek of the 1st five chapters of Isla and the Happily Ever After. It's far from lukewarm (unlike the semi-disapointing second book, Lola) rat...more
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller
read in June, 2014
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Long time favourite. Although, on reread, I'm taking a star off for Arthur Miller's perpetuation of the 'powerful young girls are scary' myth.
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Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower
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Smokers by Tobias Wolff by Tobias Wolff
Smokers by Tobias Wolff
by Tobias Wolff
read in May, 2014
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Bullet In The Brain by Tobias Wolff
Bullet In The Brain
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read in May, 2014
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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse
by Virginia Woolf
read in February, 2014
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Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
Cruel Beauty
by Rosamund Hodge (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2014
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A Beauty and the Beast retelling that came highly recommended. Some unique ideas but too much exposition, an unlikeable (angry and whining) protagonist, too much telling as opposed to showing, and the story was predictable and a bit boring. Not for m...more
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“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."”
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“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
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