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Contemporary

This is the contemporary book reviews section! If you like to read books about people like you (or sort of like you) going about their lives then you’re in the right place.

Into White Book Review – Black Eyed Peas with a Girl Tired of Being Black

Synopsis. When a black teenager prays to be white and her wish comes true, her journey of self-discovery takes shocking–and often hilarious–twists and turns in this debut that people are sure to talk about. LaToya Williams lives in Birmingham, Alabama,… Continue Reading →

Everything, Everything Book Review – Cassoulet and Mandatory Confinement

Synopsis. My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my… Continue Reading →

What Alice Forgot Book Review – Lemon Meringue and Lost Memories

What Alice Forgot Book Review Synopsis. Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym)… Continue Reading →

The Husband’s Secret Book Review – Salmon and Secrets

The Husband’s Secret Book Review Synopsis. At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died… Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter,… Continue Reading →

Room Review – Captive with Cake

Few things light a fire under my butt like a movie adaptation of a book. I feel a frenzied need to rush out to the bookstore and blast through it. I already had Room on my list of books to… Continue Reading →

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