Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

4.75ish stars. What a quietly devastating book. It’s written so naturally, just following the lives of its characters over decades without seeming like it’s trying to make a statement or push an agenda. Haslett does not shy away from asking some tough questions and doesn’t give easy answers. He brilliantly explores the themes of the […]

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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

1.5ish stars. What begins as a sort-of-cute “sick girl meets cute boy” cliche quickly devolves into repugnantly saccharine ridiculousness and eventually cheap, ludicrous melodrama. I’ll say this much: it was never very good. It was okay. If the premise reminds you of The Fault in Our Stars, your thoughts are justified. Despite this, it tries […]

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