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Love and Houses

By Marti Leimbach, A Funny and Endearing Story of Love and, of Course, Houses

I recently re-read this book, which I picked up randomly from the shelves of the public library almost 15 years ago. I think I probably thought the cover was cute. But I remembered it and bought it a while back off Amazon since I’d really enjoyed it the first time around. It’s hard to explain …

              

Me Before You

By Jojo Moyes, A Disappointing Read

So, this book was all over the bestseller lists and has amazing ratings on Amazon. I’m bewildered. To start, Me Before You is probably more accurately described as Chick Lit rather than actual, you know, literature. I feel a little bad saying this since I’m always loathe to discount female writers just because a story …

              

Sweet Valley Confidential

By Francine Pascal, A Dip Back Into Sugary Waters

Sweet Valley Confidential is a hot mess of a book that is bookended by an awkward beginning and a nauseating ending. It almost becomes a not entirely terrible book, but tragically-slash-comically crashes and burns in a sugary, taffeta-and-chiffon-covered mess in the last 30 pages or so. Between watching the show and reading the 500+ Sweet …