The Hate U Give

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Caraval – Book Review

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The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on December 9, 2014. James Dashner’s The Maze Runner is the first book in the Maze Runner series.  It is one of those books that has been hanging out on my “to-read” list for a long time.  The movie is currently in theaters and I have […]

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February Recap

It’s the last weekend in February. I wanted to give a little February Recap and let everyone know what we’ve been up to this month! Bye, Bye Illness Our February wasn’t totally illness free but it was so much better than January.  The first two weeks of February saw the babies still recovering with the […]

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Every Day

Every Day

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on September 24, 2014. Every Day by David Levithan follows A, a being that inhabits bodies. Every day A wakes up in a new body and becomes part of someone else’s life. There is no family, no friends, and no routine for A. And […]

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2017 Reading List

Making Plans and Setting Goals I am obsessed with setting goals.  Always have been.  So every year I make a New Year’s resolution to read a certain number of books.  I set my yearly reading goal in January and track it throughout the year.  I typically aim to read a book a week so I […]

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Reconstructing Amelia

Reconstructing Amelia

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on September 13, 2014. When fifteen year old Amelia Baron dies after falling from the roof of her prestigious Brooklyn private school, everyone assumes it is a suicide.  Just a few weeks after her death, her mother, Kate, receives an anonymous text message suggesting […]

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I Am The Messenger

I Am The Messenger

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on September 5, 2014. Ed Kennedy is an underage cab driver who doesn’t have a whole lot going for him.  He is in love with his best friend, Audrey, but she doesn’t seem to feel the same way.  His mother can’t stand him and […]

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Where She Went

Where She Went

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on August 22, 2014. Where She Went is the sequel to Gayle Forman’s If I Stay.  I mentioned in my review of If I Stay, which you can find here, that I felt as though the ending was a bit abrupt and I would like some more […]

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If I Stay

If I Stay

This book review was originally posted on The Wordy Nerd Books on August 10, 2014. Mia is a seventeen year old musician with her whole life ahead of her.  She has just auditioned for a place at Juilliard.  Everything seems to be falling into place for Mia until one February morning when her entire family […]

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