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I Was Here by Gayle Forman

I’m so glad that she wrote this book. I’m so glad that she took on a subject and tone that differs from the swoony quality that readers have come to expect from this author. I’m so glad that she’s giving a voice to the people who have been left to pick up the pieces after someone they care about commits suicide through Cody, in particular, but also Meg’s parents, her college roommates who didn’t really know Meg very well, and Ben, a guy with whom Meg was, briefly, involved. Read more →

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I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Nelson develops the story and world in which Noah and Jude live in ways that go beyond things that can be seen. Readers will be able to hear the sounds that define the twins’ world, like the parrot who punctuates many of their conversations; they’ll be able to smell the salty ocean, sweat, flowers, and turnovers baking in the oven; they’ll be able to taste the orgasmic flavor of what must be the world’s best donut; they’ll even be able to sense how any number of things that the main characters touch feels like. Read more →