Review: History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in an ex-commune beside a lake in the beautiful, austere backwoods of Northern Minnesota. Isolated at home and an outsider at school, she is mostly left to her own devices. So when a young family – mother, father and little boy Paul – move into the cabin across the […]

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All the Books I Read in April – Mini Reviews

In April, I didn’t read as many books as I’d anticipated – the month just seems to have flown by! I did get to read one of my most anticipated releases of the year, though, as well as one of the books on my list of ten books I “have” to read in 2021. I […]

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Why This Is a Great Time to Read the Wayfarers Series

For a lot of people, reading has changed quite a bit since the start of the pandemic. Some people have started reading much more than they did previously, while others have found themselves a bit too restless to read much. I think I fall in the first category: I’ve definitely read a lot more than […]

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All the Books I Read in March – Mini Reviews

March was a weird month with lots of ups and downs for me, but it did end up being a great reading month! I read all of the books on my TBR for the readathon I was participating in, and I even liked most of them. There were a relatively high number of two star […]

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Review: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

In an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a freshman girl stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep—and doesn’t wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics who carry her away, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. Then a […]

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Why everyone should read Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

With his King Lord dad in prison and his mom working two jobs, seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter helps the only way he knows how: slinging drugs. Life’s not perfect, but he’s got everything under control. Until he finds out he’s a father… Suddenly, it’s not so easy to deal drugs and finish school with a baby […]

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Mini Reviews: December 2020

We’re already a week into the new year, but I still need to give you my mini reviews for the books I read in December! This is going to be the last mini reviews post in this format because I want to try something new in 2021 (after writing 76 of them…). I had a […]

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1000 Doors Readathon Wrap-Up

In November, I participated in a very fun event called the 1000 Doors Readathon, which is basically a choose-your-own-adventure readathon where you pick your next book based on what you thought of the one you just read. I had a great time with it, and I documented me picking out the books and my reviews […]

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Mini Reviews: November 2020

It’s already been almost an entire year of mini reviews! I’m not sure yet if I’m going to continue doing these reviews in this format in 2021, but it’s definitely a very nice way to wrap up every month. Back when I started this blog, I reviewed every single book I read with a full […]

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Mini Reviews: October 2020

I don’t know about you, but to me it feels as if the beginning of October was about three months ago instead of a little over one. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: time just works differently in 2020. A lot has happened since the beginning of October – both in the […]

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