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Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
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There was a lot about this book that I didn't like. Starting it off, it sounded really pretentious. Our main character, Tess, at first has this wide-eyed naivete that's kind of charming and relatable. But she doesn't seem to grow very much from that ...more
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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
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I loved Konigsburg's "The View from Saturday" when I was a kid, and reading this book now as an adult, I appreciate even more her ability to create characters who are highly intelligent, mature, and self-aware, but who still have moments of childishn ...more
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Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
Why We Broke Up
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This is the second book I've read by Daniel Handler and I think I can conclude that I'm not a fan of his writing, only his writing as Lemony Snicket. The story is told by high-schooler (I think she's 17?) Min Green, written as a letter to her ex-boyf ...more
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How to Set a Fire and Why by Jesse Ball
How to Set a Fire and Why
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Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton
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The writing in this novel was beautiful, the story was gripping, and I loved the characters. I only wish that the catastrophic event was explained, but I can understand why it was done that way. This story stayed with me for days and, while I was hap ...more
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Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
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There was a lot about this book that I didn't like. Starting it off, it sounded really pretentious. Our main character, Tess, at first has this wide-eyed naivete that's kind of charming and relatable. But she doesn't seem to grow very much from that ...more
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School for Psychics by K.C. Archer
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Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
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The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
The Danish Girl
by David Ebershoff (Goodreads Author)
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This book started out pretty well for me. I was really intrigued by the premise of it, the story in the beginning was very compelling, and I enjoyed the writing. Eventually though, about halfway or two-thirds through, it started to feel drawn-out and ...more
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The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
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