Review: American Girls by Alison Umminger

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Publication: June 7th 2016
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Pages:  368 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤

“She wasn’t a very pretty girl. That doesn’t sound like a nice thing to say about someone, or like being ugly should have mattered, except that because they were girls, it mattered big-time” (Umminger 71).

You know that feeling of disappointment when you read a hyped up book only to find out it wasn’t as great as you’d hoped? That’s how I felt when I read The Girls by Emma Cline last December. So you’re disappointed that this book that had potential, that you wanted to love but didn’t doesn’t exist in some other form. You wish that the author had gotten it right, or at the very least that their was someone else who had written the book. Luckily for me, there was Alison Umminger’s American Girls. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s theme is: Ten Books I Loved Less/More Than I Thought I Would.

Instead of choosing between books I loved less and books I loved more, I decided to make a confusing mess of a list with both. TO make it simple, the first five on the list will be Books I Loved Less and the last five will be Books I Loved More. Continue reading