BOOK REVIEW: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

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AUTHOR: Sophie Kinsella
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Audrey has social anxiety disorder and is trying to get better with the help of family and her friend, Linus.
GENRE: Contemporary | Young Adult | Mental Health
RATING: 2/5

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BOOK REVIEW: The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace

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AUTHOR: Amanda Lovelace
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Lovelace writes about her experiences with grief, love, self love, and loss.
GENRE: Poetry
RATING: 2/5
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BOOK REVIEW: Fun Home by Allison Bechdel

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AUTHOR: Allison Bechdel
ILLUSTRATOR: Allison Bechdel
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: In the wake of her father’s death and her coming out, Allison discovers her dad was gay which prompts her to journey in trying to understand him better.
GENRE: Coming of Age | Memoir | Graphic Novel | LGBT+ | Non Fiction
RATING: 3/5
NOTE: There’s a couple of graphic sex scenes depicted in this book. This has also been turned into a Broadway musical of the same name.
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BOOK REVIEW: Kindred by Octavia Butler

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AUTHOR: Octavia Butler
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Dana is a black woman living in the 1970s happily married to Kevin (who’s white), when she’s suddenly transported to the antebellum south in Maryland.
GENRE: Science Fiction | Historical Fiction | Neo-Slave Narrative
RATING: 4.5/5
NOTE: Not for younger readers because it had several scenes depicting violence, mention of rape, and frequent use of the N word.
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BOOK REVIEW: Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

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AUTHOR: Colleen Hoover
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: When Sydney finds out her boyfriend and best friend are backstabbing bitches, she moves out and gets to know her guitar playing neighbor.
GENRE: New Adult | Romance | Contemporary
RATING: 4/5
NOTE: There are two sequels to this story; Maybe Not and Maybe Now. One is a novella and the other is a full length sequel that can be read on Wattpad.
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BOOK REVIEW: Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell

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AUTHOR: Rainbow Rowell
ILLUSTRATOR: Simini Blocker
GENRE: Contemporary | Romance | Young Adult
RATING: 5/5
NOTE: This is a short story collection comprising of “Midnights” and “Kindred Spirits”.
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Why I’m Giving Up On The Breathless by Tara Goedjen

TITLE: The Breathless 
AUTHOR: Tara Goedjen
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Mae is coping with her sister’s loss when she finds a mysterious green book and Cage reappears after a year long absence claiming he doesn’t remember Ro’s death (he was her boyfriend)
GENRE: Gothic | Young Adult | Mystery | Supernatural
RATING: DNF (Did Not Finish)
NOTE: I received this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review.

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