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Standout Book: When We Collided

Today I want to shine the spotlight on When We Collided by Emery Lord, a new favorite book of mine. Of the three books I grabbed from the library, this one looked most promising, so of course I made myself wait and read it last. It did not disappoint. There are many aspects of the book (a bipolar character, a character suffering from the death of a loved one, and a split POV between the two love interests) that remind me of All The Bright Places, but the story and outcome are entirely unique to each book.

Characters: Our two main characters, Vivi and Jonah, could not be more different. Jonah is one of six children who recently lost their father. Their mother stays locked in her room all day leaving the three teenaged children to look after the "littles." Jonah, at seventeen, is the youngest of the older kids and ends up having to watch the children the most because Naomi and Silas are at their internship and job near constantly. As a result, Jonah is careful and always think…

Reading Reviews and Recommendations: Week 2

Hello everyone! This week has been a little crazy with flying back from Spring Break and then jumping into the swing of books, but I did get my reading in for this week. The three books I'm reviewing are If I Fix You, It's Not Me It's You, and Dreamology. I did read a fourth book this week, but I'd call it more of a Middle Grade historical fiction piece, so I decided to leave it off the review list. This week I'm looking forward to squeezing in a couple of books I'm really excited about reading between school and volunteering at the library, but I'm most excited to go to Teen Book Con on Saturday (Look out for an article about my experience with that!). So without further ado:

1)Dreamology by Lucy Keating (322 pages) https://www.amazon.com/Dreamology-Lucy-Keating/dp/0062380001
Alice has always dreamed about a boy named Max. The boy of her dreams. She always thought that he was just a character her mind made up, a boy she had seen on the street once, until she…