Publisher: Alqonquin Young Readers

Review: The Girl in the Well is Me – Karen Rivers

Review: The Girl in the Well is Me – Karen Rivers

The Girl in the Well is Me is very creepy in an abstract kind of way, and even more so in a completely tangible way! The Girl in the Well Is Me is one of the strangest little stories I’ve had the pleasure of reading. Introspective, cut-off, separate, just like Kammie felt when she wasn’t in the well. Why, then, do I only give 2.5 start to The Girl in the Well Is Me, you ask? Well, it was very slow paced, and 85% of the ‘action’ happened while Kammie was stuck down in the well, musing about her life, mean girls, and choices. And while those are important musings, she could have very well thought about these things somewhere […]

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Review: If You Could be Mine – Sara Farizan

Review: If You Could be Mine – Sara Farizan

*I received a free ARC of If You Could Be Mine from Algonquin Young Readers via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* If You Could be Mine is a very sweet story about two young Iranian women. They have known each other their whole lives, as their mothers were best friends as well. When they were six years old, Sahar realized she really loved Nasrin, and she even told her mother. Her mother quietly told her never to speak of that again, and that this is just not natural at all. When Sahar’s mother dies and she finds herself alone with her father, she spends a lot of time studying, because she wants to be able to go to […]

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