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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: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  Rating: ☆☆☆☆ Audience: Adult, no language, child violence/abuse/neglect, no love scenes Length: 342 pages Author: Lisa Wingate Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: June 6th, 2017 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads TAKES A LOT OUT OF YOU. Oh this book. Oh my heart. WHY ARE PEOPLE THE WAY THAT THEY ARE? It's one thing to completely fictionalize something, but it's another to… Continue reading Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

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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: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

    Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ Audience: YA+, some language, domestic violence and abuse, one love scene, a few kiss scenes Length: 435 pages Author: Kristin Hannah Publisher: St. Martin's Press Release Date: February 6th, 2018 Image & Other Reviews on: Goodreads THE LAST FRONTIER. Ooooo, this book had me the entire time. It's generally a hit or miss for me when it comes… Continue reading Review: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

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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