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Dreams from My Father - Barack Obama - 5/10 (DNF-ish)

I have nothing really to add to my “initial thoughts” on this one – the last third of the book also failed to grab me. 89 more words

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Eleanor and Park - Rainbow Rowell - 9/10

I am writing this review 10 months after reading the book, so bear with me if some of it is a big vague!

“Holding Eleanor’s hand was like holding a butterfly.

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The Patron Saint of Liars - Ann Patchett - 8/10

“There was a weight to missing. It was as heavy as a child.”

Rose never stays anywhere for long. First she marries suddenly, then she spends days and weeks driving around California, then she runs away to Kentucky. 

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The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy - Vicki Iovine - 6/10

“Now is the time for a reappraisal of your relationship with your bed pillows. They will grow to become your best friends, not only the one or two that you have always known and loved, but all the new pillows you will buy (or steal from your husband) to help them in their duties.”

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