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As a people group, Persians are genetically predisposed to like tea. And even though I was only half Persian, I had inherited a full-strength tea-loving gene sequence from my mom.

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After the intensity of Tiny Pretty Things, this honestly seemed relatively tame. There are still horrifying pranks and interpersonal drama (lots of it), but the focus becomes a lot more introspective as the girls
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4.5 stars.

So originally I gave this book just 3.5 stars, but upon rereading (just two months later, and in preparation to start the sequel) I found myself totally blown away by the balanced worldbuilding and complex characters. There are enough detai
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3.5 stars.

In keeping with "Isabelle can enjoy both the original book and the movie / TV show, especially if she watches the adaptation first," I liked this even more than I thought I would. The art style appeals to me — though to be quite honest, Kin
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3.5 stars.

As a middle grade novel — the main character is 12, so the letters / journal entries that make up the narration has a simplicity of syntax and thought process — I felt this captured the balance between being a young person and mostly-but-no
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I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway and received a galley from St. Martin's Press for review. This does not affect my rating or opinions.

I was so excited to get this ARC in the mail, because the story intrigued me since it's quite different
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