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September 1 - October 31: A Modern Mephistopheles by Louisa May Alcott

Growing up, I adored Laura Ingalls Wilder so my mom told me I should read Little Women thinking I would like it, too. Well, I didn’t. 933 more words

Book Club

Review: Scratch by Rhonda Helms

Quick review for a fairly quick read. I think the only thing I can say that was good about “Scratch” was that it was a mercifully quick read. 356 more words


The Language of Love

The Lover’s Dictionary

By David Levithan

This amazing-ness is available here in Jakarta! However, based on my surveying, it’s only available at Aksara bookstores (if you want it immediately in your hands). 223 more words

Young Adult

Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher *REVIEW*


4 stars – I really enjoyed it!



When Clay Jensen finds a mysterious box containing thirteen cassette tapes lying on his porch one day after school, he never expected what they held. 282 more words

Book Reviews

Where She Went by Gayle Forman

It’s been three years since the accident, three years since Mia moved to New York to attend Juilliard, and consequently cut contact with and stepped out of Adam’s life. 695 more words

Book Review

Preview - Perfectly Good White Boy

I love Carrie Mesrobian because she writes serious books. Important books. Books that matter and that have the potential to make readers think about important things. 337 more words


Review: Keeper by Kathi Appelt

To ten-year-old Keeper the moon is her chance to fix all that has gone wrong … and so much has gone wrong.

But she knows who can make things right again: Maggie Marie, her mermaid mother, who swam away when Keeper was just three.

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