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Calling Me Home
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Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler
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Based on true events, this is the saddest book I have read in a long time.
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All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
All the Missing Girls
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Every aspect of this story seemed plausible, making the dramatic plot twists genuinely surprising. The characters' personalities and actions were consistent throughout as well, making their stories more convincing.

Interestingly, the story was told i
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BOTM Poll for August 2019 - Bookshelf Catch-Up

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Polls will be open until June 27.

She voted for: The Picture of Dorian Gray (367 p.)
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The Immortalists by Chloe  Benjamin
The Immortalists
by Chloe Benjamin (Goodreads Author)
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How would knowing when you will die impact how you live?

This engaging read follows four siblings' lives after they visit a fortune teller in their childhood. The characters fears' and decisions are so complex, it could have easily been a
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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey
by Rupi Kaur (Goodreads Author)
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Suffice it to say that I did not know what I was getting into with this.

I thought it was about springtime, but it's a mix of erotica of sullen tumblr posts.

Couldn't relate. Also, what makes something poetry?
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Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng (Goodreads Author)
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This is the first book by Ng, which I picked this up after reading Little Fires Everywhere. Both were similar in the small, Midwestern town setting and major themes of race and family dynamics, specifically mother/daughter relationships. Overall I felt that the ...more
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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
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Mostly dialogue makes this a quick read.

Cute superficial story about teen crushes, but more deeply problematic when the protagonist only finds self-worth in the context of a relationship.
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The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
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A man writes a book about the only love of his life and discovers in old age that it has been published and significantly shaped many lives. This is a poignant story about the common stages of love and the ripple effect of peoples' decisions.

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng (Goodreads Author)
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This is a clever and perspicacious story comparing and intertwining the lives of those who follow regimented, rule-bound paths and those who do not.

Unique narrative style that transitioned between characters' thoughts by paragraph rather than chapte
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Bad Girls Dont Die by Katie Alender
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Suspenseful!

Alexis discovers her younger sister Kasey is possessed. The gradual discovery of the story behind the force possessing her is intriguing.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

We accept the love we think we deserve.
“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Joy McCullough
“I can survive, a solitary creature. I have thus far. But just the thought that someone else might care what fate befalls me- it changes everything.”
Joy McCullough, Blood Water Paint

Ashley Herring Blake
“Even when we were together, in those quiet name-whispering moments, he never knew me. Never. And yeah, that was my fault, my choice, but it still stings that he never even realized it. Never knew I was holding back.”
Ashley Herring Blake, How to Make a Wish

“We don't choose our memories, only how we carry them.”
Emily Robbins, A Word for Love

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