I Was Here | book review

Cody is distraught over the loss of her best friend, Meg. They found Meg in a hotel room, her body full of a rare, deadly poison. A poison that she obtained illegally and secretly. A poison that she drank herself. Cody is not only devastated that Meg is dead, but also furious. Cody was Meg’s best friend. How could Meg be so …

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Speak No Evil | book review

Speak No Evil follows best friends Niru and Meredith as they navigate the treacherous waters of senior year. But end-of-year exams and track meets are the least of their problems. For Meredith, it’s all about getting into Harvard alongside her best friend; for Niru, it’s hiding his true self from his parents. Niru is gay, and when his …

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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | book review

While walking home from work at 3AM, April May encounters a giant, robot-like sculpture in the middle of a sidewalk in New York. Thinking it’s cool and quirky, April calls her best friend Andy, and together they made a YouTube video, naming the sculpture ‘Carl.’ By morning, Carls have been discovered all over the world. Being the first to find …

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Bird | book review

Jewel was born the same day her younger brother Bird died. While she was coming into the world, her 5-year-old brother jumped off a cliff near their house. Bird’s real name was John, but Jewel’s grandfather nicknamed him Bird. Jewel’s parents blame her grandfather for Bird’s …

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My Heart and Other Black Holes | book reivew

Sixteen-year-old Aysel wants to die, but she doesn’t think she can do it alone. Via an online forum for people searching for suicide partners, Aysel finds Roman. Roman is crippled with guilt and haunted by a family tragedy, just like Aysel. So the two make a …

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Release | book review

Adam Thorn is about to have one of the worst days of his life. Though he’s dating Linus now, today is the day of his ex-boyfriend’s going-away party, and he’s not exactly sure how he feels about that. Well, first he has to actually get to the party. He’s met with a very uncomfortable situation at work, he learns disappointing news about his …

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Maybe in Another Life | book review

After years of city-hopping and job-swapping, Hannah finally moves back to her hometown in California. She moves in with her best friend Gabby and Gabby’s husband Mark. To celebrate Hannah’s fresh start and homecoming, they go to a bar and spend the night catching up with old friends. But Hannah is really only there to …

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