Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi

Decoding young adults is not so mystifying, if you just text it in. Song Pairing: “All of the Things (feat. Hyara)” by Sergioisdead  Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist I like to read a little harder between the lines than is often necessary for pop fiction. Fresh out of my Masters, it still feels […]

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Sociable by Rebecca Harrington

A Millennial Manifesto for a struggling generation Song Pairing: “Everest” by Klangstof Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Sociable is by far one of the most miserable mirrors to society I’ve read in a while; I enjoyed it immensely. It went by rapidly and I consumed it like a long text from a rambling, off-putting […]

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The Mermaid by Christina Henry

Saccharine and simple, The Mermaid is a lovely summer read. Song Pairing: “Bullet” by Ann Marr Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist We all know this fairly predictable mermaid myth. A sea maiden is caught by a sailor, falls in love with the land and abandons her tail for two feet. Though The Mermaid follows […]

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Gun Love by Jennifer Clement

Gun Love is all dark mud and opalescent poetry, rife with racketeering and heart. Song Pairing: “Heaven is a Place” by Amber Run Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Gun Love is what happens if the Gilmore Girls became a less quippy duo specializing in lyrical symbolism, trailer park omens and moth-riddled heirlooms. Pearl France […]

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Vox by Christina Dalcher

Vox is another in a long line of feminist think-pieces documenting the subtle rise of a dystopian patriarchy. Song Pairing: “A Vision That’s Changed” by Malena Zavala Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist SYNOPSIS Dr. Jean is a celebrated linguistic researcher, trapped in a country on a path to ruin. The “Pure Movement” has taken […]

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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 to find strength in the aftermath of an assault. We follow Eden through 4 years […]

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