Book Review: Me & Earl & the Dying Girl

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Me & Earl & the Dying Girl

By: Jesse Andrews

I’ve waited a long time to post a review for this book because I really just didn’t know what to say. This book is..weird, but in a good way!!

I actually ended up picking this up in a whim at the Dollar Tree because I was looking for something new and fresh. I didn’t have hugely high expectations for this book because I had never heard of it before picking it up. I read it all in one night. It was absolutely hilarious.

Summary: Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies, their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Until Greg’s mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia—-cue extreme adolescent awkwardness—-but a parental mandate has been issued and must be obeyed. When Rachel stops treatment, Greg and Earl decide the thing to do is to make a film for her, which turns into the Worst Film Ever Made and becomes a turning point in each of their lives. And all at once Greg must abandon invisibility and stand in the spotlight.

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Book Review: Unravel Me

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Unravel Me – Tahereh Mafi

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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.She’s finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible. In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam’s life.

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