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Banned Books #1 - The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky with Chrissi Reads and Luna's Little Library

What’s it all about?:

“I walk around the school hallways and look at the people. I look at the teachers and wonder why they’re here. Not in a mean way. 1,735 more words


The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay - Andrea Gillies

This is a somewhat melancholy book that tracks the marriage of Nina and her boy next door.

Nina is hit by a bus in Greece and after surgery is taken to a small island hospital where she begins telling the story of her life to her under-worked doctor, Christos. 345 more words

Books I Have Read

Scars of Love by R.S. Khambete

I received the book, Scars of love by R.S. Khambete as a review copy from Indireads. Thank You, Naheed, for the book. It is the story of Seema Trivedi set in Ahmedabad. 253 more words

Book Review

Gritty YA Fiction

Guest Post by M.E. Purfield

Gritty is not always good. Traditionalists, fundamentalist, and Goody-Goodies do not like gritty. I’m not positive why. 644 more words


The Arsonist - Sue Miller

Frankie Rowley has been working in Africa most of her adult life when she returns to Pomeroy, New England, now her parents retirement home, but for years their summer home. 405 more words

Books I Have Read

To All The Boys I've Loved Before

How did I get it?:
I bought it!

Previously read by the same author:
The Summer I Turned Pretty


To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. 449 more words

Book Reviews

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The time has come — I am forcing myself to share some writing with you, to engage the gears that will lead to a public presence of the hidden art. 123 more words