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Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Tacye Hong June 19, 2015 0

Welcome to our first review for the Stephanie Perkins read-along with The Night Owl Post. If you haven’t yet, head over there to read about the origin of Anna and the French Kiss! There are basically

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Book Review: When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

Book Review: When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

Tacye Hong June 4, 2015 0

When Everything Feels Like the Movies, the book that won the Governor General’s Literary Award and was one of the CBC Canada Reads, is nothing like what one would expect in a book that

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Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Read-along!)

Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Read-along!)

Tacye Hong March 24, 2015 0

There are many beautifully-written novels out there; yet it has been a long while since I have stumbled upon one so artistically-crafted. I’ll Give You the Sun surpasses all my expectations regarding a Young

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Book Review: Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

Book Review: Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

Tacye Hong March 5, 2015 1

While Lauren Oliver’s most famous works, The Delirium trilogy, are dystopian novels with a touch of sci-fi elements, her contemporary novels certainly do not disappoint. With last year’s gripping novel Panic packed with adventures

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Book Review: The DUFF by Kody Keplinger

Book Review: The DUFF by Kody Keplinger

Tacye Hong February 22, 2015 0

Whilst many may only consider an impressive and mind-blowing book as a great read, a relaxing and fun book can also be an awesome read for booklovers. The DUFF by Kody Keplinger is certainly

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Book Review: Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman

Book Review: Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman

Tacye Hong January 29, 2015 0

Since the world is slightly more liberal in talking about the rights of people who are not considered as “average” human beings such as LGBTQs, there are certainly more Young Adult books that either

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Book Review: Diamonds in the Rough by Michelle Madow

Book Review: Diamonds in the Rough by Michelle Madow

Tacye Hong January 24, 2015 0

The second book is usually believed to be the worst in a trilogy or a series as most readers would agree. However, Diamonds in the Rough may just be the book to shatter the

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Book Review: The Secret Diamond Sisters by Michelle Madow

Book Review: The Secret Diamond Sisters by Michelle Madow

Tacye Hong January 22, 2015 2

The Secret Diamond Sisters is an enjoyable ride that immediately intrigues readers right off the bat. In between the entertaining characters, the light tone that suits the setting perfectly and the pleasing plot, Michelle

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Book Review: Lost Girls And Love Hotels by Catherine Hanrahan

Book Review: Lost Girls And Love Hotels by Catherine Hanrahan

Amanda O'Hara January 6, 2015 0

It’s a bit hard to believe that Lost Girls And Love Hotels is Catherine Hanrahan’s first novel. A small book full of quick wit, vivid descriptions and emotional longings, the prose in this book

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Book Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato

Book Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato

Amanda O'Hara January 2, 2015 0

Originally published in 2007, Confessions by Kanae Minato was adapted into a highly acclaimed film in 2010, and has now been translated into the English language by translator Stephen Snyder. I am a huge

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