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Bridget Fonda by Elizabeth Ellen
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really liked it
bookshelves: arc-reviewers-copy, poetry

Elizabeth Ellen's poetry reads more like a collection of flash fiction with common, interconnected themes woven throughout - abuse, drugs, depression, and a fake-it-til-you-make-it mentality that is overwhelmingly relatable. It's the best and worst of being human - an irrational fear of strangers, the mundane conversations and interactions we're forced to have, a unhealthy neediness and dependency on our children, the desire to be better than our parents but the realization that we're really all the best and worst of them depsite our best efforts. Breathtakingly, horrifically honest and incredibly grounded, I was in love before I even finished the very first poem.
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Reading Progress

May 11, 2016 – Shelved
May 11, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
June 23, 2016 – Shelved as: arc-reviewers-copy
July 8, 2016 – Started Reading
July 10, 2016 – Shelved as: poetry
July 10, 2016 – Finished Reading

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