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Review: Into the Water

Book: Into the Water Author: Paula Hawkins 3.5 out of 5 stars I loved The Girl on the Train. The movie was great, and while I have yet to read the book itself, I was content to let it remain in my TBR list, secure in the thought that if the movie was that good,… Continue reading Review: Into the Water

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Review: Wonder

    “August is the Sun.” - Via 5 out of 5 stars If I were to sum up the message of this wonderful, heartwarming, uplifting book, it is that it tells the triumph of a good and kind heart. Auggie is a ten-year-old boy with a severely deformed face because of bad genes. The… Continue reading Review: Wonder

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We Were Liars

WE WERE LIARS E. Lockhart 4 out of 5 Stars We Were Liars was hyped as a modern, sophisticated suspense novel. I would describe it as a not-too-sophisticated and not-too-suspenseful book, but a powerful one nonetheless. The first two parts came out slow and dragging. The style was at times a combination of lyrical, phrasal… Continue reading We Were Liars

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The Space Between Us

"No matter how much I want her, Earth doesn't want me." I found it surprising that this movie was given a few negative reviews. I think it was because many people watched it with their minds primarily on the “romantic young love” angle. But if one were to look past the love story between the… Continue reading The Space Between Us

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Review: Another Word for Happy

Review: Another Word for Happy Author: Agay Llanera4.5 out of 5 stars If there is one word to describe this book, it is this: vivid. Agay did a great job of weaving the story of Caleb through an amazing way of showing, not telling. Each scene was vividly described, each emotion clearly depicted, that I can… Continue reading Review: Another Word for Happy

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Review: Better at Weddings Than You

Author: Mina V. Esguerra eBook, 214 pages Bright Girl Books 4.5 Stars "Easy reading is damn hard writing." American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne must have Mina Esguerra in mind when he coined this phrase. Because if I were to describe my overall experience in reading her latest book, it's none other than, "Now, that was easy reading!"… Continue reading Review: Better at Weddings Than You

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Book Review: Ghost of a Feeling

5 out of 5 stars I really loved this book and highly recommend this to everyone! Reading Cris’ story felt very much like steadily climbing a steep, rocky hill, reaching the top, then merrily sliding down, coming to a grassy, peaceful pasture. The book was beautifully woven with a seamless plot and perfectly, realistically intertwined… Continue reading Book Review: Ghost of a Feeling