Book Review: All the Bright Places

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s recent death.

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Book Review: Hold Still

Devastating, hopeful, hopeless, playful . . . in words and illustrations, Ingrid left behind a painful farewell in her journal for Caitlin. Now Caitlin is left alone, by loss and by choice, struggling to find renewed hope in the wake of her best friend’s suicide.

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Tell Me Lies

Synopsis: A thrilling, sexy coming-of-age story exploring toxic love, ruthless ambition, and shocking betrayal, Tell Me Lies is about that one person who still haunts you—the other one. The wrong one. The one you couldn’t let go of. The one you’ll never forget. Lucy Albright is far from her Long Island upbringing when she arrives on the campus of […]

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Dakota’s Heart Donation Drive

Hi guys! First off I want to go ahead and give a trigger warning. This post is definitely not my usual, and it is non-book related. This being said, I do discuss mental illnesses and suicide in this post. Please be aware of this and do not continue if you feel like this may harm […]

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Angels Can’t Swim: Book Review

Synopsis: Three college juniors. A swim team. A manipulative coach. Unexpected life circumstances. A girl struggling with her sexuality. A story that you will not forget. Angels Can’t Swim is a novella that captures so many elements of the life of a student-athlete, from mental health to sexuality to relationships. While partially a story about […]

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My Top 5 Books

Anyone who loves books know that this is an incredibly hard thing to narrow down. Why can’t they all be my favorite??? There are so many books worth giving all of my love to… But for you guys, I will attempt to narrow it down. Looking for Alaska This book tricked me into thinking that I liked […]

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Before, After, and Somebody in Between

Rating: 3.5 stars So here’s the thing about this book. It does not lack tragedy. In fact, tragedy is literally on every page. Over and over again. At some point, this becomes just too repetitive and predictable. After about a fourth of the way into the book, I could guess nearly exactly what was going […]

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