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The Lady on the Train

I come from a large family, so I have a lot respect people’s personal space. If I’m you’re neighbour, I’ll try to keep the volume of my music and TV down. I don’t man-spread on public transit, and I take … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Douchebags and the Girls that Love Them

American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales My rating: 4 of 5 stars American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers is one of the most depressing books I have read … Continue reading

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The queer adolescent’s guide to Epic Fantasy

Last night This American Life replayed one of my top five favourite stories. Just South of the Unicorns is the true tale of a lonely teenager in the Eighties who hops a plane to Florida in search of his favourite … Continue reading

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Lyrical Super 8 memories: Review of Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson My rating: 4 of 5 stars It seems pointless to write a review of a book that has been universally praised and received so many awards, but I couldn’t put Brown Girl Dreaming down … Continue reading

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“Like No Other” – Like “Eleanor & Park” , but Different

Like No Other by Una LaMarche My rating: 4 of 5 stars I dove into Like No Other after Eleanor & Park because I felt like my heart hadn’t quite been ripped out of my chest and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Coo Coo for “Eleanor & Park”

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell I read this book because Linda Holmes is always talking about it on Pop Culture Happy Hour (and it was one of Kindle’s Daily Deals a while ago). I’ve read a lot of good … Continue reading

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