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Book reviews and thoughts on literature

The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah

What a beautiful title, The Great Alone. Probably not a place I’d like to be because I am a huge extrovert. But this is about wild Alaska so it seems pretty perfect. In this book, Hannah paints a wild, incredible, strange image of the wilderness in nature and man.

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The Hazel Wood, Melissa Albert

For the first time ever, Target has failed me. Because this book was part of their bookclub and the reviews on the back were glowing. But it was legit the worst. Sorry Albert.

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Emergency Contact, Mary H. K. Choi

After being emotionally beat by A Little Life, I wanted something light. But still good and enjoyable and sweet. Choi’s Emergency Contact delivered.

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A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara

You guys. What did Yanagihara do to me.

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The Chaos of Longing, Robinson

there’s a universe swirling inside you. you have to learn to be your own earth, wind, fire and water. you are a natural phenomenon- not a natural disaster.

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A Stranger in the House, Lapena

A Stranger in the House will have you asking yourself who the stranger is. And then you’ll answer that question fairly quickly. Then the big plot twist isn’t that big. Then you’ll be sad. Probably. Sorry Lapena.

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The Woman in the Window, A. J. Finn

HAPPY 2019 Y’ALLLLLLL. And A. J. Finn.

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What If It’s Us, Albertalli and Silvera

After Dune I needed something a little less intense. And it had been a hot minute since I read a YA so I picked up What If It’s Us. It was so stinkin’ cute. What a fabulous note to end the year on!

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Dune, Frank Herbert

Holy smokes. That was amazing. How did Herbert do that.

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Modern Romance, Aziz Ansari

I don’t often read non fiction or scientific related material. But I love Aziz and I love Parks and Rec with a passion and I believe in #treatyoself so here we are.

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