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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

5

Best first line ever: "It's a weirdly subtle conversation. I almost don't notice I'm being blackmailed." Read more...

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The Book of Unknown Americans

5

A beautiful story about familial bonds, overcoming tragedy and the immigrant experience. Read more...

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The Whale in My Swimming Pool

5

Dying for a swim? It's not that simple when there's a whale in your pool! Read more...

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The Martian

5

I've never seen such a hilarious suspense story before in my life! I wanted to read it again as soon as I finished. Read more...

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A Little Life

5

Haunting, absorbing, beautiful. This book changed me. Read more...

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Dirt: a novel

5

If you can bear the misery, it's well worth the pain. Read more...

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Roller Girl

5

A graphic novel about friendship and identity, all wrapped up in butt-kicking, roller derby girl power! Read more...

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Finding Jake

5

So tense. So good. So gripping. My eyes hurt from staying awake all night to finish it. Read more...

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Hug Machine

5

Watch out family and friends! This makes me want to be a hug machine. Read more...

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

5

An eye-opening look at our justice system, and why we need to do better. Read more...