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Top Ten Characters Who Are Powerful Female Leads

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list is Top Ten Characters Who X (you fill in the blank — examples: piss me off, are the popular kids, are bookish, would be my bff, that stole my heart, etc. 549 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY | A Review

For me high school was a mix of excitement and fear: excitement because of the unknown, and fear because of the same. It was four years of trying to figure out where I fit in while trying not to fit in, preparing to be something more than I was while doing my best to be less than I was. 602 more words

Books

Now, before and much earlier

At the same time as I read Tanya Landman’s Buffalo Soldier, which briefly featured the men who built the railways across America, I was facebook stalking Son and Dodo on their travels across America on possibly the very same rails.  306 more words

Books

Teaser Tuesday #1

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read… 140 more words

Books

THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY by Laurie Halse Anderson

 

Hey everyone! So I finished reading THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY about a week ago, I just hadn’t gotten around to posting my review yet. :) 507 more words

Reviewsday Tuesday - 'Speak' by Laurie Halse Anderson

I recently re-read Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak, a book I read for the first time in middle school. Perhaps one of the darkest books I read during that time, it was also one of the most moving. 768 more words

Wintergirls

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
2009, 278 pages


My review:

“You’re not dead, but you’re not alive, either. You’re a wintergirl . . . caught in between the worlds. 377 more words

Fiction