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    Rupi Kaur

    Rupi Kaur. You’ve heard of her. You’ve seen her poetry on Tumblr, Instagram and so many more platforms in artsy movements. Rupi Kaur is the “Queen of Instapoets.” Without knowing a lot about her I was skeptical of the idea…

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    The Way I Used To Be by Amber Smith

    Please note that this book has a trigger warning for anyone sensitive to rape, incest, abuse, substance abuse, and violence. In the tradition of Speak, this extraordinary debut novel shares the unforgettable story of a young woman as she struggles…

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    Thornhill by Pam Smy

    Feels Like: Stephen King’s Carrie character was sent to boarding school and is still getting bullied. Step into the world, past and present, of Thornhill Institute. Told in letters from an orphan, Mary, living at Thornhill in the 80’s and…

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    Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

    Feels like: The Handmaid’s Tale, lite. Sounds like: “Raw” by Singrid Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist This is the kind of book that speaks better for itself than any review I could possibly give it. Red Clocks by the undeniably…

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    The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

    Feels like: flipping through a family photo album at a Salvation Army; that sinking feeling of realizing they’ve probably all passed on. Sounds like: “Berenstein” by The Band CAMINO  Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist I want to be sensitive…