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Cephalopod Coffeehouse July 2016--Discovering the Truth of TWO BOYS KISSING--A Review

Hi there! Welcome one and all to the Cephalopod Coffeehouse, a cozy gathering of book lovers, meeting to discuss their thoughts regarding the tomes they enjoyed most over the previous month. 1,190 more words


Review: Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Hegleson

Two girls.

Two social media accounts.

One shared, passionate love of a Supernatural-esque TV show.

One happy, scary, confusing, confounding, life-changing relationship.

Gina/Finn is an epistolary novel in the vein of the AIM-based narratives of Lauren Myracle’s… 1,010 more words


Book Review: Shuffle, Repeat by Jen Klein

Shuffle, Repeat

June wants high school to end and real life to begin. Oliver is soaking up senior year’s glory days. They could have coasted through high school, knowing about—but not really knowing—each other. 382 more words


Review: Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson

My rating: 

(3.75 stars)

Hello, everyone! Another day, another review; this time it’s on Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson. It’s a book about two people finding a connection through fandom and how they become friends because of it. 365 more words

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Review: Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn

For those who may not have been paying attention to YA trends of late, thrillers are currently the genre du jour. Not my thing personally, but I’m intrigued by the shift away from speculative genres of urban fantasy/paranormal romance and dystopia to a no-less-genre genre but still markedly contemporary kind of story. 885 more words


Top 5 Wednesday: Write Another One

Greetings, dearest CABBAGES!

Wow, consecutive posts in 1 week, that’s impressive! — I mean, if we’re basing it from my track record of blogging, this is a surprise! 1,055 more words