Tag: manic pixie dream girl

John Green: Turtles All the Way Down

READ WHEN SAFE I will warn you ahead of time that I dive pretty deep into this one. It’s not exactly spoilery, but it’s a lot more analysis than review. Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most

Rachel Cohn + David Levithan: Nick + Norah’s Infinite Playlist

It all starts when Nick asks Norah to be his girlfriend for five minutes. He only needs five minutes to avoid his ex-girlfriend, who’s just walked in to his band’s show. With a new guy. And then, with one kiss, Nick and Norah are off on an adventure set against the backdrop of New York

Alice & Oliver

PHEW. I am finally caught up with my ARCs. I can relax a little bit now. Or not…because I have an ENORMOUS stack of library books. On to those next. I might catch up with myself by May. Alice Culvert is a force: passionate, independent, smart, and gorgeous, she—to her delight—attracts attention wherever she goes,

You Were Here

On the anniversary of her daredevil brother’s death, Jaycee attempts to break into Jake’s favorite hideout—the petrifying ruins of an insane asylum. Joined by four classmates, each with their own brand of dysfunction, Jaycee discovers a map detailing her brother’s exploration and the unfinished dares he left behind. As a tribute to Jake, Jaycee vows

All the Bright Places

I have to be honest with you, #ReadForMentalHealth is not an easy event to participate in. I hope all of you reading along with us are taking care of yourselves. Make sure to give your brain plenty of breaks, and don’t be afraid to walk away from a book if it is too triggering. Yesterday’s

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