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Confessions of a Bibliophile

The Passing Playbook

Author: Isaac Fitzsimons

Rating: 3/5

Fifteen-year-old Spencer Harris is a self-proclaimed nerd, an amazing footballer and also transgender. When he moves schools, he hopes for a better student experience.

Spoilers ahead.

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Little Delights

Cinnamon Buns

I’ve been craving cinnamon buns since I watched an episode of Schitt’s Creek in February where they were featured prominently. Continue reading “Cinnamon Buns”

Confessions of a Bibliophile

The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time #2)

Author: Robert Jordan

Rating: 3/5

The Horn of Valere is stolen. Rand and his friends join the Shienaran party led by Ingtar to hunt it down. Meanwhile, Egwene and Nynaeve start their training at Tar Valon to become Aes Sedai.

Spoilers ahead (for the whole series).

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Confessions of a Bibliophile

The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time #1)

Author: Robert Jordan

Rating: 4/5

Two Rivers is attacked by Trollocs causing five villagers to leave with an Aes Sedai and her Warder.

Spoilers ahead. (For the rest of the series too!)

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Confessions of a Bibliophile

Never Let Me Go

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

Rating: 2/5

Kathy H. grew up in Hailsham, an English boarding school. It’s not until she leaves the grounds that she learns the truth behind the school.

Spoilers ahead.

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Little Delights

The Cat’s Meow

There’s no such thing as silence in the village. Crickets chirp, frogs croak, roosters crow (regardless of the time of day). Every morning, I wake to the sound of my dog Merlin lolling around on the bed then scratching on the door to be let out.

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Confessions of a Bibliophile

The Book Thief

Author: Markus Zusak

Rating: 5/5

The year is 1939, Nazi Germany. Liesel moves to live with her new foster parents, the Hubermanns. As she acclimates to her new home on Himmel Street, she develops an all-consuming love for words and books.

Spoilers ahead.

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Confessions of a Bibliophile

V for Vendetta

Author: Alan Moore

Artists: David Lloyd

Rating: 3/5

England has resigned itself to a fascist government. Only V, a masked antihero, is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve freedom.

Spoilers ahead.

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The Henna Wars

Author: Adiba Jaigirdar

Rating: 4/5

When Nishat comes out to her Bengali parents as a lesbian, they are far from pleased. Things only get more complicated when a childhood friend waltzes her way back into Nishat’s life.

Spoilers ahead.

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