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Collab Review! Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” ~Juliette Ferrars, Shatter Me Hello! Again, we’re so sorry that we didn’t post for so long. Because of... Continue Reading →

Jumping Back In – November

Dearest Readers, Sorry for all the inactivity! The school year has been in session for quite a while, and the responsibilities keep piling up. As a result, we're trying to get back into book reviews but found ourselves going into... Continue Reading →

Ash and Bramble by Sarah Prineas

Most retellings of Cinderella go like this: Cinderella has a cruel stepmother and two jealous stepsisters who abuse her like a maid.  On the day of the prince's ball, Cinderella is prohibited from attending. When her stepmother and stepsisters leave, Cinderella's magical Godmother... Continue Reading →

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

*contains mild spoilers* “Perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring." I smile. "You don't think I'm perfect?" "No. You're delightfully screwy, and I wouldn't have you any other way.” This book has been on my TBR list for ages now. I... Continue Reading →

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit

Apologies for not posting last week! K and I had a relaxed but chaotic Labor Day ! 😅 Anyway, let's get on to a 1975 classic: Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. Every sixth grader was reading this book, well, except for my teacher's... Continue Reading →

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

After reading the first installment of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, I just had to read the second book. I borrowed this book from M, and the second I got the book from her, I immediately started again on... Continue Reading →

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

If I had to choose my favorite heartbreaking book, it would be Mockingbird, by Kathryn Erskine. I bought this book from a friend who was selling most of her closet and bookshelf. Typically, this isn't the genre I read, but... Continue Reading →

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Rainbow Rowell, why do you have to toy with my feelings in every single book? Rainbow Rowell has a talent for writing adorable and funny romance novels, and all of them break my heart and then fix it up again.... Continue Reading →

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

I stumbled upon this book when I first saw a close friend reading it after school. Immediately, it grabbed my attention, but I didn't know why. Maybe it was the jacket of the book, fit with a floating girl, or the... Continue Reading →

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