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Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman | Book Review

I'm super excited for Amazon's upcoming series starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, so I was keen to read the source material. The concept is brilliant: an angel and a demon named Aziraphale and Crowley, respectively, are determined to stop the Apocalypse from occurring on one particular Saturday. Heaven and Hell are preparing for a… Continue reading Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman | Book Review

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Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw | Book Review

Shane Burcaw's third novel is simply his best to date. This collection of personal essays is genuinely funny, informative, sweet, and intelligent. I loved being more educated about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and thought Burcaw's writing style and personality have become significantly more fleshed out and witty. Reading Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse feels like… Continue reading Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw | Book Review

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Normal People by Sally Rooney | Book Review

I was so hyped to read this book after seeing all the rave reviews and reading the synopsis. Sadly, I was left underwhelmed. The plot centers on two individuals, Connell and Marianne, who have known each other since their early school days. Connell's mother works for Marianne's family, and they soon become friends with benefits.… Continue reading Normal People by Sally Rooney | Book Review

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Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw |Book Review

I'm a huge fan of Shane Burcaw's YouTube channel Squirmy and Grubs and am highly anticipating his upcoming book of essays, so I decided to read his previous memoir. Laughing at My Nightmare is funny, informative, and deeply personal. Burcaw doesn't sugarcoat anything, but looks at everything optimistically and with humor. He dives deep into his life… Continue reading Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw |Book Review

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Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis | Book Review

I read Five Feet Apart to prepare for the film, not realizing this novel was written AFTER the screenplay. Thankfully, this actually expands upon the screenplay and adds much needed detail, extra emotion and nuance, and makes subtle changes. The story revolves around two teens, Stella and Will. They both have cystic fibrosis (CF), with Will having… Continue reading Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis | Book Review

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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Book Review

There's a lot of buzz surrounding this book because of the fact that the rights have already been picked up by Plan B and Annapurna Interactive for an adaptation. I was eager to check out what made this book so compelling, and was left impressed. The plot centers on two people: Theo Faber, a psychotherapist,… Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Book Review

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

WOW. After hearing so many glowing reviews, I was almost afraid to read this novel. I'm glad that I finally got over my trepidation, though, since this is a masterpiece that exceeds the hype that has been piled on it. The plot follows a woman named Monique Grant, a writer for a popular magazine. She… Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

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Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes | Book Review

Paris for One & Other Stories is a collection comprised of one novella and eight short stories about women in relationships, both great and lackluster. Paris for One, the novella, is easily the standout and feels the most like Jojo Moyes' typical writing. This story sees a woman being left alone in Paris after her… Continue reading Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes | Book Review

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Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates | Book Review

This book started off really strong. Grist Mill Road kicks off in 1982, with the brutal attack of a young girl at the hands of a fellow peer and his best friend as a witness. The story then flashes to 2008, and charts the lives of the three characters as they still struggle with the… Continue reading Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates | Book Review

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One Day in December by Josie Silver | Book Review

Laurie sees a handsome guy out of her bus window one day in December (see where the title comes from?) and instantly falls in love. She is convinced this man is her soulmate... until her bus leaves and she misses her chance of meeting him. She searches for a year for him to no avail.… Continue reading One Day in December by Josie Silver | Book Review