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Book Review: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

When you can’t see in front of you, life is nothing but surprises. Looking back, there were truly so few of them. Book Rating 2.5/5 Book Review Sweetbitter is another story about a young Midwesterner moving out to the big city and trying to find her way… I don’t have a problem with that, in…

Book Review: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

Planning can’t save you from everything. Change is inevitable and uncertainty is a given. And if you plan so much that you can’t function without one, life’s no fun. All the calendars, journals, and lists in the world won’t save you when the sky falls. Book Review 4/5 Book Rating Starry Eyes was exactly what I…

Book Review: Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi

What if I told you that that which makes you fundamentally human is something that you share with another people, a people so different from you that they might appear strange or frightening at first glance. A people who might terrify you from appearance alone. Could you make the jump, and understand that inside, they…

Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

How did you really know yours was the wold record and not just the only one someone had bothered to write down? Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Rabbit Cake is not my typical read. I am lucky that I happenstanced upon it in a library sale. I was enamored by the colorful cover and picked…

Book Review: What The Wind Knows by Amy Harmon

I know the novelty will wear off, and life will intrude before long. But it is not the newness of her, the newness of us, that has captured me. It is the opposite. It is as if we always were and always will be, as though our love and our lives sprang from the same…

Book Review: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

It was pointless anyway–all the blah-blah-blabbing and, still, no one understood each other. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review What a roller coaster of emotions for me… This book was so “real life” and practical. It didn’t feel like fiction; it felt like real life. It had so many doses of reality. I can’t say it’s…

Book Review: Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Look at something every day for long enough and you stop seeing what everyone else sees. You start to see what no one else sees, what is kept hidden from most people. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Ever wanted to question your sanity and get a creepy feeling that extends down your spine? Have I…