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Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher Rating: ★★ Clay Jensen’s first love records her last words. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate and crush–who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice… Continue reading Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why

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Book Review: When Dimple Met Rishi

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they… Continue reading Book Review: When Dimple Met Rishi

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Book Review: Girl Detached

Girl Detached by Manuela Salvi Rating: ★★★★ Aleksandra has issues with her voice. Stress makes her stutter, and her life is one of stress. She can only speak clearly on stage, freed by the words of the character she plays. Then, when Aleksandra befriends her new neighbour Megan, and through her meets charming, handsome Ruben, it… Continue reading Book Review: Girl Detached

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Book Review: The Dream Thieves

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater Rating: ★★★★ Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his dreams, and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life. Meanwhile, some very sinister… Continue reading Book Review: The Dream Thieves