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Recently Read: Four Books + Ratings

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”

― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars (meer…)

Recently Read: Four Books + Ratings

“It’s strange because sometimes, I read a book, and I think I am the people in the book.”

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (meer…)

Dystopian YA Novels: Five Books + Ratings

“You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.”

― Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

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Chick-Lit: Five Books + Ratings (Part III)

“The condom broke. I know how stupid that sounds. It’s the reproductive version of the dog ate my homework.”

― Jennifer Weiner, Little Earthquakes

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Dystopian YA Novels: Five Books + Ratings

“The community of the Giver had achieved at such great price. A community without danger or pain. But also, a community without music, color or art. And books.”

― Lois Lowry, The Giver

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Chick-Lit: Six Books + Ratings

“If you write chick lit, and if you’re a New Yorker, and if your book becomes the topic of pop-culture fascination, the paper might make dismissive and ignorant mention of your book. If you write romance, forget about it. You’ll be lucky if they spell your name right on the bestseller list.”

– Jennifer Weiner (meer…)

The Rosie Project (Book Review!)

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“But I’m not good at understanding what other people want.’ ‘Tell me something I don’t know,’ said Rosie for no obvious reason. I quickly searched my mind for an interesting fact. ‘Ahhh…The testicles of drone bees and wasp spiders explode during sex.”

-Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project  

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