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The God of Small Things -Arundhati Roy

★ That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less. Honestly, I wanted to like this one SO much but it was terrible. The novel follows a multi-generational Indian family in 1969. The matriarch, Mammachi, is their abused and blind grandmother. Ammu is the weary mother of fraternal twins, Esthappen and Rahel. The twins' favorite… Continue reading The God of Small Things -Arundhati Roy

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Written in the Stars – Alexandria Bellefleur

★★★★ ½ Astrology and magic and soul mates. Darcy has had to deal with her overprotective younger brother for all her life...and recently, he's become more meddlesome than she can handle. "Quit trying to marry me off like I'm some Regency spinster in one of your favorite Austen novels." "Your name is Darcy." "And I… Continue reading Written in the Stars – Alexandria Bellefleur

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Wilder Girls – Rory Power

★★★★ We don't get to choose what hurts us. The Raxter School for Girls is on an island and for the past few months, they've been put on the strictest of quarantines. There's something - a disease? creature? magic? - that's been infecting the girls and surrounding wildlife. It’s like that, with all of us here. Sick, strange,… Continue reading Wilder Girls – Rory Power

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My Lovely Wife – Samantha Downing

★★★★★ “I wanted to surprise you,” she says. “For our anniversary.” I stare at her. My lovely wife. “It’s demented,” I say. She raises an eyebrow at me. Before she can speak, I put my finger against her lips. “And it’s brilliant,” I say.” Some couples have game night, other love to see a movie...this… Continue reading My Lovely Wife – Samantha Downing

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Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered – Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark

★★★★ ...you can’t “stay out of the forest” because the world is a forest. And it’s filled with predators True crime addicts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark run a hugely successful crime podcast, and for the first time they have published a book. We barely get any time on this planet. Do not spend it pleasing… Continue reading Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered – Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark

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Down a Dark Hall – Lois Duncan

Kit Gordy's mom just got married and during the absurdly long honeymoon, she's shipped off to Blackwood Hall - an all-girl's school that promises individual attention and personalized learning. At first...she was okay about the idea. She'd do anything for her mother. But very quickly on, she realizes that there's something...off about this school. The dorm rooms… Continue reading Down a Dark Hall – Lois Duncan