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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan

In the past few months I have found myself tearing through all of John Green’s novels and I decided to read “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” as the next up on my “Tour of Green.” This book was actually suggested to … Continue reading

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

I was lucky enough to travel around Europe with my godfather this past January. While in Milan, I was spending an afternoon exploring the city on foot and came across an American bookstore. After having spent two weeks in countries … Continue reading

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Nothing Serious by Justine Levy

      I┬ápicked this book up from the “free books” shelf at my local library because I liked the cover design.┬áNothing Serious by Justine Levy tells the story of Louise, a troubled young woman, as she journeys through addiction, … Continue reading

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Empress of the World by Sara Ryan

I picked up this book from the “free summer paperbacks” shelf at my local library. I thought the cover art was cool and the idea of an illicit, teenage, lesbian encounter seemed like a topic that could make for a … Continue reading

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Finding Time to Read

  A lot of my friends ask me, “Do you read books for fun while you’re studying?” and “How do you find time to read so much?” It’s almost as if they can’t believe that reading one book per week … Continue reading

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What I Know Now About Success: Letters from Extraordinary Women to Their Younger Selves, Edited by Ellyn Spragins

    To Ellyn Spragins, I suppose success can only be achieved in the business world. Almost every single one of the women she interviewed and had contribute to her book, What I Know Now About Success: Letters from Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi Love by Arielle Ford

Wabi Sabi is an ancient Japanese aesthetic that promotes finding beauty in imperfection. In Wabi Sabi Love, Arielle Ford applies the practice to romantic relationships. She gives statistics (did you know that 50% of first marriages, 67% of second marriages, … Continue reading

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It Was Over When: Tales of Romantic Dead Ends (Capturing The Moment You Know Your Relationship Was Doomed) by Robert K. Elder

        I picked up this book from the new nonfiction shelf at my local library (what else is new). I liked the cover and I thought that the book would be relevant to my own life. I … Continue reading

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Hungry by Crystal Renn

In her autobiography/memoir, Hungry, Crystal Renn lets readers into her childhood and rise to fame as a top model. She writes candidly about growing up with her grandmother, going to grade school, and eventually high school. She talks about desiring … Continue reading

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Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write About Real Sex, Edited by Erica Jong

    I picked this book off of the new nonfiction shelf in my local library (one of my favorite shelves, obviously). I liked the cover and I liked the idea of reading about “real women” having “real sex” shortly … Continue reading

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