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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I really liked the characters in this book. They were really funny and so clever. I'm not sure teenagers are really this witty but that doesn't matter. This was a good quick read that doesn't break your heart like you might expect.
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in July, 2014
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Because I ended up skimming whole sections due to bad language (certain characters spoke a certain way) I can't recommend this book. Plus, it's a sad sad story AND the ending is completely ambiguous which was a huge disappointment because the hope of...more
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Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate
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