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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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Will in the World, Stephen Greenblatt

I graduated with a degree in English so I felt fairly confident I knew about Shakespeare’s background. This book proved I still have a lot to learn.

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The Sinner, Peter Hammesfahr

Alternative title suggestion: The Confused.

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Caraval, Stephanie Garber

Spoiler alert: this book sucks.

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I’ll Give You the Sun, Jandy Nelson

It’s the day after Lollapalooza and the only way I can cope with my sun burn and the 4.5 hour flight ahead is a book.

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The Magpie Murders, Anthony Horowitz

Spoiler Alert: I really liked this one.

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The Winter People, Jennifer McMahon

Do not read if you’re alone in your house at night. Especially if you live near the woods.

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All the Missing Girls, Megan Miranda

Did I ever tell y’all about the time I saw Shutter Island?

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Looking for Alaska, John Green

I wanted to like this book. I wanted John Green to prove me wrong about his books and about this type of YA. Wanted to be able to write a rave review about this story. It failed on all counts.

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Born To Run, Bruce Springsteen

Y’all there’s a reason they call him The Boss.

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