Monthly Archives: June 2015

June Reading – The Good and Bad

I usually love FLB’s books, but this one contained characters that really annoyed me or I could care less what happened to them. Some were not fully fleshed out and were lacking any personality. I would skip this one. Now, … Continue reading

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I Was Here

I think what I like about Gayle Forman is that she can take a character and make them be a part of your heart. I did not really care for Cody at the beginning, but I think that is because … Continue reading

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Sea of Tranquility by Paul Russell

A sad, disquieting story. “What do you do with your life after you go to the moon?” I don’t know what could actually top that. I think getting to the peak in one’s life early is hard. That is why you … Continue reading

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I’ll Give You the Sun – Jandy Nelson

This took my breath away with its depiction of an artist held hostage by their insecurities and doubts. The serendipity of family and their relationships are all intertwined and they all either dissect or build each other up.

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Beyond the Pale Motel – Francesca lia Block

Nope – this was not what I ever want to read from her. I thought it had hope, but then became a confusing mess of nonsense. e

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Books I read while recovering from the hole in my head….

Time travel from the 1940s to 1700 Scotland clansman life. Throw in an evil British redcoat, double love story, and voila! Reasons why I loved it:Takes place in Ireland 1993, great musical references, Nirvana concert, YA.       Emily Dickinson poetry/references combined with … Continue reading

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