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My Absolute Darling, Gabriel Tallent


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Envy, Sandra Brown

All hail the queen of -surprise you don’t know anything- endings.

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Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders

Bardo: (in Tibetan Buddhism) a state of existence between death and rebirth, varying in length according to a person’s conduct in life and manner of, or age at, death.

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The Secret History, Donna Tartt

This book was wack. I think? Let’s start at the top of Tartt’s story.

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The Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler

Ok. So. Where do I even start with this dystopia tale.

It was a post apocalyptic/the future is now book. And it was wild.

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Tender is the Night, Fitzgerald

If you grew up going to public school in America, or love Leo, then Fitzgerald should be familiar. But that was Gatsby, most people don’t know Dick Diver.

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Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng

A book about a girl who dies and how her family handles it. Spoiler alert, they don’t handle it well.

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Case For Jamie, Brittany Cavallaro

Book 3. Sad.

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The Keeper of Lost Things, Ruth Hogan

There are some books you read because they are deep and asking meaningful questions. Then there are books that you read because they are sweet and make you feel things and you love that. Hogan’s novel is the second one.

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White Fur, Jardine Libaire

A star crossed lovers story set in New York during the 80’s. What else could you want?

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