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    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…

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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…

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    Book Reviews,  Quick Reads

    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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    The Pisces by Melissa Broder

    The Pisces doesn’t sink, but it certainly doesn’t swim. Song Pairing: “Don’t Let Me Down” by Sabrina Claudio Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Melissa Broder, author of So Sad Today and all of my favorite sardonic, self-critical tweets, joins…

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    Colosseum: Poetry by Katie Ford

    I was asked to read this collection of poetry in college as part of a reflection and connection project in a creative writing class. I fell in love with the way she described the pain behind the aftermath of Hurricane…