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Miss Peregine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Russell Riggs

Russell Riggs’ first novel “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” sat on my bookshelf for the past three summers. This Christmas, my older sister picked it up and read it, which of course left me very curious. I decided to … Continue reading

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Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

I picked up Sarah Dessen’s “Lock and Key” at my neighborhood TJ Maxx, on the clearance shelf for $2. What a deal, right! And I figured that it would just be a quick, leisure read, but I was surprised that … Continue reading

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Stitches by Anne Lamott

  I first encountered Anne Lamott when a creative writing professor of mine asked the class to read Lamott’s “Bird by Bird.” I enjoyed that well enough, so when I saw “Stitches” on display at my local library I decided … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

While my younger sister was home for winter break she was flipping through channels and ended up watching Julia Roberts in “Eat, Pray, Love.” Because I heard that the book was much better than the movie rendition (obviously), I headed … Continue reading

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Dreamland : Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep by David K. Randall

A few days ago, I went to my local library to return all of my Emily Giffin books and I found myself craving something a little more substantial. I wandered my way out of the “New Fiction” section into one … Continue reading

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Love The One You’re With by Emily Gififn

“Love The One You’re With” is a book I had heard about from various girlfriends and decided to pick up after reading Giffin’s first two novels. “Love The One You’re With” tells the story Ellen, a young newlywed, a New … Continue reading

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Something Blue by Emily Giffin

  I decided to pick up Emily Giffin’s sequel to “Something Borrowed” as soon as I finished the first book. I just started my full-time summer job and for me, the light reading that “Something Blue” was destined to provide … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin

My anti-reading sister picked up “Something Borrowed” from the library saying that if she liked romantic comedy movies, she thought she could get herself to read a romantic comedy book. On a rainy day, I stole the book from her … Continue reading

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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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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

  “‘You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.’” After reading “Looking for Alaska” and “An Abundance of Katherines,” I … Continue reading

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