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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

This story was excellent! Told from the point of view of 14 year old Arnold Spirit Jr. also known as Junior. Junior was born with Hydrocephalus, a diverseability that causes, seizures, a lisp, and Junior to be smaller in size. Because of his diverseability, Junior is often bullied, not only by other kids on the… Continue reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremisim in Africa by Alexis Okeowo

I have had this book on my book wish list for quite awhile now, and finally ordered it. I was not disappointed. This book is a collection of 4 stories of women and men in different African countries and some of the struggles that they have faced just trying to live their everday lives. From… Continue reading A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremisim in Africa by Alexis Okeowo

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Mosquitoland by David Arnold

Mosquitoland is one of the sweetest books that I have listened to. I know I say this a lot, but I really enjoyed this audiobook. Mosquitoland follows a teenage girl, Mim, as she travels by herself on a Greyhound and then later with some stray boys that she finds along her journey to be with… Continue reading Mosquitoland by David Arnold

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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

So this book isn't typically a genre that I read, but I saw it on bookstagram and was intrigued after reading the poster's review of it. I have to admit that it was a hard read for me. 1st because it's non-fiction and I typically find non-fiction to be boring, so it took me awhile… Continue reading Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

This story was so fun! It was my first ever audiobook on Audible and I loved listening to it! The narration was fantastic as well. The story follows a mother who randomly disappears from her home. She hired an online assistant to help her with her day-to-day living so that she didn't have to spend… Continue reading Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

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What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

What Alice Forgot was an adorable book about, well, what Alice forgot. In this sweet novel, main character Alice wakes up in a random gym, having no idea how she got there, why she's there or the friend that she's there with. As Alice is taken to the hospital by paramedics, all she wants is… Continue reading What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

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Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin

Dear Readers: I totally missed my Wednesday post and I am so sorry. I wasn't doing much of anything, other than enjoying a day off from work in this crazy world, and posting to my blog completely slipped my mind. My apologies. Primates of Park Avenue is a super cute book about a "regular" woman… Continue reading Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin