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A strange mystery turned supernatural: Lost by Gregory Maguire

Dear Bookworms, As someone who is a huge fan of Gregory Maguire and read almost all of his books (Wicked, Hiddensee, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, etc) this one was a huge disappointment. Let me explain… I have always thought Maguire had such a unique way to bring fresh new life into classic fairy tales; […]

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Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Dear Bookworms I picked this one up at the behest of a work friend, and what a truly great read it was! Something of a mystery/coming of age novel, there was something in it for everyone. What is this book about? Told from the perspective of two timelines, the reader is taken on a journey […]

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Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Dear Bookworms, This one is a wild ride my friends! What is this one about? Mia Warren and her teenage daughter, Pearl never stay in one place for long. Living the life of a travelling artist, Mia stays put only long enough to be inspired and create a collection until picking up and moving on […]

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Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Dear Bookworms, Are you a fan of John Greene? Then this read is right up your ally. Thoughtful and timely, this one reminds us what it’s like to fall in love, and reminds us of how truly interconnected we all are in such a seemingly big and impersonal world. What is this book about? Two […]

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Book Review: Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

Dear Bookworms, This weeks read is definitely heavy so I did want to include some trigger warnings in case it might not be the read for you. TW: Sexual assault, self harm, alcoholism, drugs, suicide, violence. What is this book about? Charlotte (Charlie) Davis has hit rock bottom. After nearly successfully committing suicide, she finds […]

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Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Dear Bookworms, This one has been on my to read list foreeeeeevvvver. I have always been a huge John Green fan (The Fault In Our Stars anyone?! Dear god I loved that one) Needless to say, I had high hopes for this one. Spoiler alert….I loved it. Let me tell you about this book 16 […]

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Book Review: Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

Dear Bookworms, Us Against You: A Novel (Beartown) By Fredrik Backman Us Against You brings us back to Beartown. (Didn’t catch that review, find it here!) The Beartown hockey club is all but dead having lost most of it’s team to their rival Hed, and along with it, the sponsors. With some sly maneuvering from […]

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Book Review: That Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Dear Bookworms, I know this book has gotten a lot of hype this year and let me tell you… The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas It has earned every last ounce of hype, and then some. Starr Carter lives two lives. There is the Starr who lives in the gang riddled neighborhood of Garden […]

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Book Review: It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

Dear Bookworms, It Ends with Us: A Novel By Colleen Hoover All the feels this week guys, all the feels. So I blindly chose this read to fulfill my reading challenge prompt of “A Goodreads choice awards winner”. I perused Goodreads lists, as one would, and the cover caught my eye. I saw that it […]

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Book Review: Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Dear Bookworms, I think this one may just make it onto my year end list of best books! Beartown: A Novel By Fredrik Backman In the small forest town of Beartown, hockey is king. This rural Swedish town lives and breaths the sport; adults and kids alike. With a formidable team lead by a truly […]

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