All the Ugly and Wonderful Things Book Review


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Review: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

By on April 22, 2018

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood is the story of a young girl named Wavy, and her life in the very broken part of the Midwest. Born to criminal drug-dealer parents, Wavy is used to fending for herself. At a young age, the anamalistic Wavy is…


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10 Flower-Inspired Novels for Spring Reading

By on April 20, 2018

From one book lover to another, there’s nothing better than curling up with a new release or an old friend from your shelf. Escaping…

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Review: True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness

By on April 17, 2018

The subtitle of this book is A Feminist Coming of Age, which is what intrigued me, and I’m glad I ended up picking this…

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Book Review: The Fox Hunt

By on April 17, 2018

First of all, I have to say thank you to Joli for choosing me to review The Fox Hunt, by Mohammed Al Samawi. So…

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Essential Books of Poetry to Read for National Poetry Month

By on April 16, 2018

April is National Poetry Month. Poor poetry. It’s so overlooked that it needs its own month not to be forgotten. I love poetry, but…

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Favorite Children’s Books (Vote in our Poll!)

By on April 12, 2018

Each of us in this bookish community develops a love of reading at different times in our lives. Luckily, my parents encouraged reading from…

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Book Review: That’s What She Said

By on April 11, 2018

The summary from Goodreads: 

An artist and activist committed to the empowerment of women and girls has created a gorgeous illustrated volume, blending watercolor and…

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What We’re Reading This Week

By on April 10, 2018

Here’s what we’re into this second week of April. What are you reading this week?

Allison (New LQer!)
I’m super excited to be joining the team…

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April TBR List

By on April 5, 2018

After I finish a book, deciding what to read next is often a complicated and belabored decision. I either don’t know what I’m in…

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January-February Review Roundup


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Review Roundup

By on April 1, 2018

Review Roundup: My mini book reviews of January & February
We girls at LQ read a LOT of books. Sometimes we write full reviews, but…

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