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Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Novel: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson | Goodreads
Release Date: March 19th, 2009
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Format: Paperback
Source: Bought
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Books with Impact

About six months ago, I was nominated to list 10 books that impacted my life. Unlike the ice bucket challenge, this was one task I could handle. 103 more words


Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory

Review for “The Impossible Knife of Memory” by Laurie Halse Anderson

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Not a terrible book, but a book that felt very wrong to me, especially as the spouse of a PTSD sufferer. 521 more words


February 21

When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.
– Laurie Halse Anderson

Music has always helped me express what I cannot say with words. 146 more words

This Week on the Internet

  1. Excited about the 3 inches of snow that shut down our nation’s capital this week? We are, if only because it gave us a day off to snuggle down with hot chocolate and a good book.
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This Week On The Internet


We’ve had quite a bit of snow here in the Northeast, and had our first snowday of the year yesterday. Hooray!

Naturally, we’ve been quite busy today, as grateful parents get their kids finally out of the house, the back-to-back closures of Presidents Day and a snowday clearly making for some frazzled nerves. 495 more words

YA Authors Say It Better Than I Possibly Could

I really believe that YA books save people. There are so many books I’ve read in my 30s and 40s that have hit me in the gut and made me realize, tearfully in many cases, that I was never alone when I was a teenager or young adult.   635 more words

Young Adult Books