Tag: grief

Book Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Book Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Book Reviews | December 30, 2013

Here we go, issue 328597 in “The Chronicles of Debby, the Heartless Bitch”. As much as I hoped that I would fall in love with Looking for Alaska like almost everyone else and be reduced to a sobbing mess as I was practically promised I would be… it just didn’t work out. Grief stories are officially not for […]

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Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Book Reviews | October 14, 2013

*sigh* The hype machine strikes again. I don’t know what it was this time, but… nope. Judging by all the four and five star ratings from my friends on Goodreads, I was kind of expecting my mind to be blown. I was told I would need tissues. Instead, I reached the last page and just had a blank […]

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Book Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Book Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Book Reviews | March 19, 2013

After the massive disappointment that If I Stay ended up being for me, I was promised, PROMISED I would like Where She Went better. Well. Just like your promises about If I Stay, this sequel wasn’t able to live up to the hype. I apologize in advance for this disjointed review. I’m not sure when I’ve ever felt […]

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Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Book Reviews | March 10, 2013

I blame the hype machine. Part of me wants to be really cynical right now and scream, “Keep your opinions to yourselves people!” But in truth, I think this is more of a case of “It’s not you, it’s me.” Don’t get me wrong, this is a good book, for sure. But it never made me gasp, cry, […]

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Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Book Reviews | January 2, 2013

I’m not going to give this book a long review because (a) it doesn’t need it, and (b) no amount of words I type would do it justice. Just know that you should read this book. It’s on so many lists as one of the top books of 2012 and it aptly deserves it. Reading The Fault in […]

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