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The Language of Love

The Lover’s Dictionary

By David Levithan

This amazing-ness is available here in Jakarta! However, based on my surveying, it’s only available at Aksara bookstores (if you want it immediately in your hands). 223 more words

Young Adult

Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher *REVIEW*


4 stars – I really enjoyed it!



When Clay Jensen finds a mysterious box containing thirteen cassette tapes lying on his porch one day after school, he never expected what they held. 282 more words

Book Reviews

Where She Went by Gayle Forman

It’s been three years since the accident, three years since Mia moved to New York to attend Juilliard, and consequently cut contact with and stepped out of Adam’s life. 695 more words

Book Review

Preview - Perfectly Good White Boy

I love Carrie Mesrobian because she writes serious books. Important books. Books that matter and that have the potential to make readers think about important things. 337 more words


Review: Keeper by Kathi Appelt

To ten-year-old Keeper the moon is her chance to fix all that has gone wrong … and so much has gone wrong.

But she knows who can make things right again: Maggie Marie, her mermaid mother, who swam away when Keeper was just three.

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Mrs. Dalloway Discussion

SPOILER ALERT: You may not want to read this post if you haven’t already read this book and plan to do so!

Virginia Woolf is like a diamond in the rough. 1,309 more words

Book Club

RJ Palacio's 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Precepts for the Year!

I know that Wonder, the heart-wrenching tale of August, a boy entering a private school for the first time with Treacher-Collins Syndrome, isn’t exactly YA lit. 266 more words

Ya Lit