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Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Turtles All the Way Down was surprisingly refreshing. I say ‘surprisingly’ because it deals with heavy topics, like mental illness and loss of loved ones. So I expected this book to be much sadder and emotional. That’s not to say it wasn’t emotional, because it totally was, but in an uplifting and refreshing way. It left me feeling hopeful. Aza is incredible and I adored her… Aza, … Continue reading Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Review: Mosquitoland by David Arnold

Mosquitoland was… something.  Possible spoilers ahead, read with caution. I mean, for the first half of the book I had NO IDEA WHAT WAS HAPPENING. This girl, Mim, overheard her father and stepmom talking to her principal and then decides to steal money from her stepmom and travel across the country to Ohio to visit her sick mother (except we don’t actually know what’s wrong with … Continue reading Review: Mosquitoland by David Arnold

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

I started All the Bright Places with the highest expectations possible, and I was not let down. Not even a little bit! Oh gosh, this book was so amazing and brilliant. My heart is still aching from reading it, and I will never, ever get over this book. Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at their high school, both of them concerned with … Continue reading Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

I flew through this book. Of course, I didn’t have anything to do this weekend, really, but I usually procrastinate anyway, but with The Impossible Knife of Memory, I couldn’t put it down. Honestly, it’s probably the best contemporary book I’ve read so far this year. My love of this book may have something to do with how excited I’ve been to read it, and … Continue reading Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson