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Review: Holding Up the Universe

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven My rating: 4 of 5 stars "Dear Reader: You are wanted. You are necessary. You are loved." This appears on the first page of the book and is the first line of a letter written to the reader by the author.When I read it, and the content of the letter to follow, I knew that this was a book I would love. And

2017-07-08T18:28:18+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Book Review, Fiction, Sociology, Young Adult|Comments Off on Review: Holding Up the Universe

Review: Setting Free the Kites

Setting Free the Kites by Alex George My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely loved this book. It's a coming-of-age story of tragedy, life, love and friendship that takes place in the 1970's. It has the same vibe as my favorite "boy books" of the era, The Outsiders, That Was Then-This is now, and Rumble Fish. Honestly, I wasn't expecting much from this read--I salvaged it from among the

2017-07-08T18:00:45+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Book Review, Fiction, Young Adult|Comments Off on Review: Setting Free the Kites