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The Sun is Also a Star

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

# of Pages: 348

Genre: Contemporary/Romance

Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

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Book Review: Under Rose Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

Nora hasn’t left her house in four years. Now she’s 17 and still struggling with agoraphobia and OCD. She knows she’s being illogical and irrational, but still can’t help being afraid. 610 more words

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An Ephoric Death

He reached under his bed and pulled out the wooden box with practiced ease, the hinges creaking slightly as he opened the box. He pulled out the white strip of gauze and wound it around his arm, clenching his teeth as he tied it off with a jerking motion. 439 more words

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Review: State of Wonder

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett.
Harper Perennial, HaperCollins, 2012.
Adult fiction, 353 pages plus extras.
New York Times Bestseller
Best book of the year 2011 from ten different news sources… 873 more words

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Bibliotherapy for Teens: 25 Title About Tough Topics

The idea of bibliotherapy is one that has been around for over 50 years. It is the idea that “the use of selected reading materials as therapeutic adjuvants in medicine and psychiatry; also guidance in the solution of personal problems through directed reading.” ( 308 more words

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Noah and Alexander

The two boys, as far as Carvers and Larks go, were absolutely smitten with each other. They’d been friends since toddlerhood, and though no one was quite sure how exactly they met, once they did there was no separating the two. 1,989 more words

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