I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

Two girls go away on holiday. One girl comes back. When two young girls meet two young men, fresh out of prison, on their way to London a wary mother looks on while thinking of a way to make sure the girls make it to their intended destination. When the witness, Ella, fails to take […]

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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 illustrations through the point of view of a modern day next door neighbor, Ella, Thornhill […]

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A Whole New World: Graphic Novels

The Basics of Graphic Novels… I have to admit that I have always been cynical about comic books and graphic novels. I always thought it was cheating to consider something that could be read so quickly a full-length novel. However, thanks to Book Riot’s reading challenge and some encouraging librarian friends, I decided to delve […]

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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 Katrina and I recently felt the urge to revisit it. Colosseum by Katie Ford was […]

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Quarter Life Poetry By Samantha Jayne

Feels Like: Something you would give to your best friend at graduation. I have never related to anything so much in my life. I’ve also never laughed until I peed myself. It’s a day of firsts for me. Every twenty-something needs to read this book and then pass it along to twelve friends. This was a fun […]

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Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Feels like: a litmus test for psychopathy. Sounds like: “Beyond Amends” by Gus Dapperton Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist “People are not mirrors-they don’t see you how you see yourself.” Amber Reynolds is many things. She’s a wife to a man who seems distant and cold. She’s a sister to a woman who […]

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