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Kidnapping Can Be Something so Personal Actually: Vladimir by Julia May Jones

Goodreads blurb: “When I was a child, I loved old men, and I could tell that they also loved me.”And so we are introduced to our deliciously incisive narrator: a popular English professor whose charismatic husband at the same small liberal arts college is under investigation for his inappropriate relationships with his former students. The… Continue reading Kidnapping Can Be Something so Personal Actually: Vladimir by Julia May Jones

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January Wrap Up: The Month That Lasted a Year

I haven't been doing wrap ups that regularly in the second half of 2021, but I quite enjoy doing them, especially since some books do not really warrant a whole review from me, so it's nice to catalog them in a wrap up at least. So let's talk about what I read in January! 1.… Continue reading January Wrap Up: The Month That Lasted a Year

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The Vibe Continues to Deteriorate: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara Review

Goodreads blurb: In an alternate version of 1893 America, New York is part of the Free States, where people may live and love whomever they please (or so it seems). The fragile young scion of a distinguished family resists betrothal to a worthy suitor, drawn to a charming music teacher of no means. In a… Continue reading The Vibe Continues to Deteriorate: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara Review

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the caught the vibe vs could never be me tag (or the in or out book tag)

it's been so long since i've done any post that isn't a review and i really wanted to write something today to distract myself from actual work, SO a book tag seemed appropriate. The In or Out book tag was created by Rick MacDonnell of Booktube fame, and it's basically just discussing a bunch of… Continue reading the caught the vibe vs could never be me tag (or the in or out book tag)

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No Discourse, Just a Review of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

Goodreads blurb: Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a distribution warehouse, and asks him if he'd like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon… Continue reading No Discourse, Just a Review of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney