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Half a Life by Darin Strauss and The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


I’m lumping these two books together because they’re both about extremely hard topics. However, both novels are also over-written in parts, making them harder to digest because of their style. 201 more words


The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake

When Aya returns to war-torn Tokyo from a Canadian internment camp, she’s considered an outcast by everyone except Fumi. Fumi coerces Aya to write an English letter to General MacArthur, asking about Fumi’s missing older sister who became a Ginza hostess to help her family survive. 49 more words


A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

I loved this novel. It revolves around eight-year-old Havaa and the two doctors who keep her safe at a practically abandoned hospital during the Second Chechen War. 20 more words


Man Into Woman: The First Sex Change by Lili Elbe

This novel tells the fascinating and heartbreaking account of Einar Wegener’s transition into Lili Elbe. Einar was an artist in the late 1920’s. His wife, Grete, was too and one day he helped her with a painting by dressing as the model – a woman. 42 more words


Bạn Chanh - Giá Oản Chúc

À, đầu tiên để nói về truyện này, hôm trước tôi có hỏi một em là có phải truyện này do em ấy chuyển ngữ không, câu trả lời nhận được là thừa nhận, sau đó nói thêm là “thôi chị đừng đọc truyện này, nó biến thái lắm”. 1,721 more words

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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

This novel begins by telling the stories of four close college friends, but ultimately focuses on one of them in particular – Jude. He and his unspeakable past are the book’s fulcrum. 108 more words


Delicious Foods by James Hannaham

The beginning of this book grabs you. You’re held and immersed in the gut-wrenching story of Darlene, a drug addict since the horrible death of her husband. 92 more words