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Confessions of a Bibliophile

The Forgiven (DNF)

Author: Lawrence Osborne

Rating: 0.5/5 (but I DNF’d it at pg. 62 and do NOT tell me it gets better on pg. 63)

Desert, sand, Morroco, this couple run over a boy. And then I got bored. Well, I got bored before that but that’s where I stopped.

Spoilers ahead.

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The Judas Tree

Author: A. J. Cronin

Rating: 3/5

David Moray is a Scottish doctor who let ambition drive him through life resulting in abandonment and betrayal. Good stuff.

Spoilers ahead.

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April ’19 (Book Club ft. SoG)

My sister and I changed the format of our book club because we have REALLY different tastes in books. And she’s a really slow reader so we decided to just discuss what we’ve been reading over the month.

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Author: Christina Lauren

Rating: 5/5

Tanner Scott, a bisexual teenager, moved to Utah three years ago to a Mormon town. So he’s temporarily back in the closet. Autumn, one of his closest friends, urges him to take a demanding creative writing course in their senior year and Tanner ends up falling in love with a special someone.

Spoilers ahead.

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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Rating: 3/5

Sal is unsure about himself. He seems to be turning over a new leaf and thinking more with his fists than his head. Then a whole cascade of events shows him the importance of family and friends.

Spoilers ahead.

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Where the Red Fern Grows

Author: Wilson Rawls

Rating: 3/5

Billy and his two dogs, Old Dan and Little Ann, make an unbeatable team. Success lies in their future but sadness too.

Spoilers ahead.

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