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Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
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it was amazing
bookshelves: books-to-study

I absolutely love this book. The format is brilliant, but the characters, dialogue, and sentences are unparalleled. A must read for every teen and adult who has ever loved then loathed. It's not what you expect.

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Reading Progress

May 16, 2015 – Shelved
May 16, 2015 – Shelved as: books-to-study
July 14, 2015 – Started Reading
July 15, 2015 –
page 25
7.06% "This is odd in a Lemony Snicket kind of way. During the first few pages, I thought the characters were in their 20s. Duh, YA. I open books like a box of See's Candies - ooh, yum, looks good, crunch--hmmm, lemon... Need to bite a few more to see if I like this. Chances are I will."
July 19, 2015 –
page 100
28.25% "There is a strange mesmerizing quality to this narration. It's like a plot that is a sweater turned inside out."
July 20, 2015 –
page 170
48.02% "Love the narrative voice. The underlying emotion is real and raw."
July 22, 2015 –
page 220
July 24, 2015 – Finished Reading

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