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#BookReview High School by Tegan and Sara Quin

High School by Sara Quin and Tegan Quin is a wonderful biography all about the famous musicians' high school years. This was a book that really had me hooked despite being a genre I don't jump into too often. I couldn't believe how enchanting and engaging it was! The pictures, the events, the relatable natureā€¦… Continue reading #BookReview High School by Tegan and Sara Quin

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#BookReview Eat Cake. Be Brave. by Melissa Radke

Eat Cake. Be Brave. by Melissa Radke is a delightful read that will make you giggling and smile all along the way. Seriously, I liked this book! It was sugary sweet, delightfully fun and just all around great. I had not heard of Melissa Radke before, but I did want to sink my teeth into… Continue reading #BookReview Eat Cake. Be Brave. by Melissa Radke

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#BookReview The Edge of Whiteness by Joe Montaperto

The Edge of Whiteness by Joe Montaperto is a smashing read all about Joe's school hijinks in the 1970s. If you're looking for a blast from the past, this book is for you! Joe Montaperto's school life is full of misfits, hijinks, Sicilian heritage, hilarious name calling, amazing references and lots of hilarity. This book… Continue reading #BookReview The Edge of Whiteness by Joe Montaperto

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#BookReview Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell

Breakfast at Bronzefield is one of the best books I've read this year. No jokes. No lies. It's one of those books that opens you up to a world you might have heard of, but never really truly knew about before. I've watched Orange is the New Black, and have heard all of the stories… Continue reading #BookReview Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell

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#BookReview Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Smile by Raina Telgemeier is a story that totally connected with me in ways other books couldn't. Raina's story echoes a lot of my own, and it made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside to see a story like this get shared. Many kids will face dental issues and bullying, so a book like… Continue reading #BookReview Smile by Raina Telgemeier

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#BookReview The Fencers by Geza Tatrallyay

The Fencers by Geza Tatrallyay is a beautifully woven, true tale of perseverance and fencing! Autobiographies and biographies are one of those 'genres' that I really fall in love with when I start diving into them. Reading about someone's life and peeking into their mind is a truly marvelous experience for me! Having the opportunity… Continue reading #BookReview The Fencers by Geza Tatrallyay

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#BookReview – Dancing with Fireflies by Clemens Carl Schoenebeck

Dancing with Fireflies by Clemens Carl Schoenebeck This memoir is a beautiful retelling of the author's life - specifically how it was to live with a mother with schizophrenia. Mental Illness is a big part of today's society - mainly because people have finally accepted that mental health is a big issue, bigger than people… Continue reading #BookReview – Dancing with Fireflies by Clemens Carl Schoenebeck

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Book Review: Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation by Kyo Maclear

Photo via Goodreads. Book Review Book Title: Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation Book Author: Kyo Maclear Introduction: I was craving some inspirational nonfiction, so I decided to pick this book up. I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads for an honest review. Review: "Every love story is a potential grief… Continue reading Book Review: Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation by Kyo Maclear

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Book Review: Ugly by Robert Hoge

Edition photos via Goodreads. Book Review: Title: Ugly Author: Robert Hoge Date Read: September 28th - October 4th, 2016 Date Reviewed: October 6th, 2016 Introduction: I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads. When I read the synopsis of this novel I was incredibly intrigued. A memoir of the life of a child… Continue reading Book Review: Ugly by Robert Hoge