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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
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This kept me up until midnight, reading Chast's tiny handwritten script on my iPad. I got an allergy attack and I also started crying. As a result, I got up late this morning. It was all worth it.
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Karen and 2 other people liked Stacee's review of The Walls Around Us:
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
"I was so excited to read this. I am a huge fan of fuckery and this premise sounded right up my alley. Sadly I was quite disappointed.

I couldn't connect with any of the characters. I found the prose to be confusing and ultimately I didn't care wha..." Read more of this review »
Karen and 3 other people liked Krystal Wade's review of The Walls Around Us:
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"I have this dream, a dream where if I buy a book that has a pretty hardcover I will automatically love the story as well. But, alas, dreams rarely come true. This book's cover is so pretty, and has this lovely creep factor that made me want to rea..." Read more of this review »
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"I know this is a complete generalisation, and not true for every single book of the genre, but I think a common problem with contemporary young adult, particularly when it involves paranormal/supernatural themes, is that the ideas are often fantas..." Read more of this review »
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Why New Orleans Matters by Tom Piazza
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I read this after hearing Guy Gonzalez mention it on Reading Lives, a Book Riot podcast. Gonzalez made me want to go on an irresponsible New Orleans reading tear--irresponsible because I have plenty of other books to read right now, and there's no go ...more
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Act of God by Jill Ciment
Act of God: A Novel
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Within These Walls by Ania Ahlborn
Within These Walls
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
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“Two things that matter to me. Emotional resonance and rocket launchers.”
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“There's a time and place for everything, and I believe it’s called 'fan fiction'.”
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“Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.”
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“Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.”
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Ray Bradbury
“Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he'll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer."

[1967 interview]”
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