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Reviews

Mini Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

I didn’t write too many notes as I was reading Fun Home, so I’m just going to make this a mini review where I share some of my notes: It’s interesting how this book goes back and forth in time a lot. On one page, we see Alison at 3 or 4 different ages. What? Women had to wear at least 3 articles of women’s clothing in  ...

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Memes

Stacking the Shelves (94)

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme, hosted by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews, where bloggers can share the books and bookish items that we’ve bought, borrowed, or received each week. This StS is for the past two weeks. From the Library Attack on Titan, Volume 16 and Attack on Titan, Volume 17 by Hajime Isayama Purchased Kristy’s  ...

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Reviews

DNF Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

FTC Disclaimer: I purchased this book myself. I was in no way compensated for this review. So I DNFed The Book Thief, you guys. But wait, hear me out. I thought the story was compelling. Some of the writing was achingly beautiful. Many of the scenes were heartbreaking. But I just couldn’t handle that stupid narrator, you guys.  ...

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Book Events & Blog Events, Challenges

Fall 2016 Bloggiesta

Bloggiesta is an event for book bloggers where participants work on blog housekeeping and improving their blogs. It’s hosted by MC at Blame It On The Books and Emily at Emily Reads Everything. Check out the Bloggiesta homepage and about page for more info. This Thursday through Sunday, September 15-18, is the Fall 2016 Bloggiesta, and  ...

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