March, 2021

March 6th, 2021, 3:01 p.m. - If you like reading about horrible abuse, this is the book for you!

10. Girl A (Abigail Dean)
This could have been a really solid, compelling book if Dean hadn't veered off on boring stuff (no one cares about J.P.!). It was also a little confusing, since it covered a handful of timelines but didn't always clarify well which one it was moving into.

Up next: Here for It (R. Eric Thomas) and The Absolute Book (Elizabeth Knox) – finally about halfway through!

March 14th, 2021, 3:12 p.m. - I'm here for him

11. Here for It (R. Eric Thomas)
It makes sense that Jenny Lawson has a blurb on the back of this book, since Thomas' humor is similar to hers. So of course I loved it!

Up next: Good Neighbors (Sarah Langan) and The Absolute Book (Elizabeth Knox) – less than 200 pages to go!h; finally about halfway through!

March 21st, 2021, 5:06 p.m. - Say "bitumen" one more time

12. Good Neighbors (Sarah Langan)
The book is all about how people make assumptions or misinterpret situations, then twist facts to fit those assumptions, which leads to innocent people getting hurt and guilty people getting away with their crimes. But honestly, it's also about an inept police department, because they interviewed every kid on the block except one: Julia. If they'd just talked to Julia, everything would have been fine. So regardless of who did what or who was right to act the way they did based on assumptions, the police screwed everything up.

Up next: Finishing The Absolute Book (Elizabeth Knox) – down to about 60 pages!

March 23rd, 2021, 7:59 p.m. - What's in the box? WHAT'S IN THE BOX??

13. The Absolute Book (Elizabeth Knox)
This was me for the entire book: (x) A lot of it is kind of rambling and doesn't make sense, but there are some standout scenes.

Up next: The Bright Lands (John Fram)

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