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Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Hi Virtually readers! This book was one of my favourites of last month. Basically: READ IT, FOOLS. Title: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz Genre: YA Contemporary Themes: Friendship, growing up, parents, family, gay-men-who-collect-17-year-old-children-in-the-best-way Blurb (from Goodreads): Everything is about to change. Until this moment, Sal has always been certain of his… Continue reading Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

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A Quiet Kind of Thunder (my heart, beating)

Hi Virtually Readers! Today is a review day, and I’m reviewing the truly excellent A Quiet Kind of Thunder, which I loved (so much that I immediately went and got the author’s other book from the library) The narrative was nuanced, Steffi an appealing main character, and otherwise it blended ‘cute’ and ‘contemplative’ very effective.… Continue reading A Quiet Kind of Thunder (my heart, beating)

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Review: Eliza and Her Monsters

Hi Virtually Readers! I read this a few weeks ago and LOVED IT. That’s basically all but I wrote a whole review.  Title: Eliza and her Monsters Author: Francesca Zappia Genre: YA contemporary, with some fantasy/sci fi illustrations and stories thrown in for good measure Themes: Friendship, Fandom, art, high school Similar to: Fangirl and Radio… Continue reading Review: Eliza and Her Monsters

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The Forgetting: ceaseless, surprising

What does it mean to be made of your memories? That’s the question Sharon Cameron tackles in The Forgetting. I had no idea what I was in for when I started the audiobook, and that was a big contributing factor to my enjoyment. Basically The Forgetting is set in a city where every 12 years,… Continue reading The Forgetting: ceaseless, surprising