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Grant by Ron Chernow

  Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ Audience: YA+, very little language, descriptions of war, racial violence Length: 1,074 pages Author: Ron Chernow Publisher: Penguin Press Release Date: October 17th, 2017 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads   MORE THAN A "DRUNKARD". Guys, look how long this book was. Holy moly. I know I said this when I read Hamilton, but I am not reading anything… Continue reading Grant by Ron Chernow

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Review: A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

  Rating: ☆☆☆☆.5 Audience: YA+, little language, violence, one love-adjacent scene, a few kiss scenes Length: 464 pages Author: Sabaa Tahir Publisher: Razorbill Release Date: June 12th, 2018 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads MY HEART HURTS. I'm pretty sure Tahir sat at her computer laughing nefariously over the horrors she brought upon this cast of characters. And I am DEVASTATED because… Continue reading Review: A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

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Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

  Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ Audience: Teen+, a tiny bit of language, no violence, but does discuss death throughout Length: 208 pages Author: Paul Kalanithi Publisher: Random House Release Date: January 12th, 2016 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads READ THIS BOOK. This is one of those books where I truly believe, everyone needs to read it. For what this book translated in 200… Continue reading Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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Review: Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins

  Rating: ☆☆☆.75 Audience: YA, language, a few love scenes (including intense make-outs), no violence Length: 339 pages Author: Stephanie Perkins Publisher: Dutton Release Date: August 14th, 2014 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads   NOT AS CHARMED THIS TIME AROUND. I picked this up to re-read on a Sunday because I have book mail coming Tuesday that I will be reading… Continue reading Review: Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins

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Review: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

  Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ Audience: Teen+, a tiny bit of language, descriptions of violence, talks of romance Length: 818 pages Author: Ron Chernow Publisher: Penguin Books Release Date: this version: March 29th, 2005 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads   I REALLY READ ALL OF IT. This hands-down has been the longest book I've read in a while. I probably won't read another one… Continue reading Review: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

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May Reading Wrap-Up!

INTERNET AT LAST. I think we can all attest to the fact that moving sucks. We spent an entire weekend moving stuff, and we still have a lot to go before our rental is all cleaned out. I'm without internet until Monday so I literally drove to FOUR different locations to find free wi-fi that was… Continue reading May Reading Wrap-Up!

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Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

  Rating: ☆☆☆☆ Audience: YA, some language, a few kiss scenes, violence Length: 342 pages Author: Alexandra Christo Publisher: Fiewel & Friends Release Date: March 6th, 2018 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads SIRENS, AND PIRATES, AND SEA QUEENS OH MY! I'm in a realllll mood for all things sea related. My book slump was fixed by this gem! It was devious and… Continue reading Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo