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Rainbow Rowell

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Rainbow Rowell is an American author of young adult and adult contemporary novels. Her young adult novels Eleanor & Park, Fangirl and Carry On have been subjects of critical acclaim.
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Happy All the Time
Laurie Colwin - 2010-03-23 (first published in 1978)
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Guido and Vincent are childhood best friends—third cousins, really—living in Cambridge and dreaming about their futures. Guido plans to write poetry while Vincent feels confident he will win a Nobel prize for physics. When Guido spots Holly while exiting a museum, he can immediately sense that she will be difficult, quirky, and hard to live with. H...
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Shocking no one more than myself, I have recovered my ability to read and enjoy books. I post the ones I like on Instagram. The best so far has been this book, which delighted me at every level.      source
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Gwen and Art Are Not in Love
A Novel
Lex Croucher - 2023-11-28
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Heartstopper meets A Knight’s Tale in this queer medieval rom com YA debut about love, friendship, and being brave enough to change the course of history.It’s been hundreds of years since King Arthur’s reign. His descendant, Arthur, a future Lord and general gadabout, has been betrothed to Gwendoline, the quick-witted, short-tempered princess of En...
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I have also read this book, and it's very funny and good!      source
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All Kinds of Other
James Sie - 2021-05-04
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In this tender, nuanced coming-of-age love story, two boys—one who is cis and one who is trans—have been guarding their hearts to protect themselves, until their feelings for each other give them a reason to stand up to their fears.Two boys are starting at a new school.Jules is just figuring out what it means to be gay and hasn’t totally decided wh...
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Happy bookday to @SieJames and ALL KINDS OF OTHER, a 💛tender💛 love story about two boys who are both the new kid at school. One is cis and one is trans. James is a lovely, lyrical writer. Check out this book!      source
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Here the Whole Time
Vitor Martins - 2020-11-10 (first published in 2017)
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The charm and humor of To All the Boys I've Loved Before meets Dumplin' in this body-positive YA love story between two boys who must spend 15 days living with each other over school break.What would you do if you had to spend the next 15 days with your lifelong crush?Felipe gets it -- he's fat. Not chubby. Not big-boned. Fat. And he doesn't need a...
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HERE THE WHOLE TIME by @vitormrtns is one of the sweetest, funniest books I've read in a long time -- with the MOST LOVABLE main character. I just think *everyone* will adore it.      source
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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
Mariko Tamaki - 2019-05-07
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A graphic novel that asks us to consider what happens when we ditch the toxic relationships we crave to embrace the healthy ones we need.Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend.Reeling from her late...
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@amibo1012 One of my favorite books of last year.      source
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Mariko Tamaki - 2010-02-23
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Heartbreakingly funny, moving and vibrantly drawn, Skim is an extraordinary book—a smart and sensitive graphic novel of the highest literary and artistic quality, by and about young women."Skim" is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school. When Skim's classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyf...
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This is the first book I’ve managed to read during quarantine — SKIM by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki. I loved it. A heartbreaking and unflinching coming-of-age story. Also just beautiful.      source
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Tooth and Claw
Jo Walton - 2019-11-12 (first published in 2003)
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Now in a new pocket-sized hardcover edition, the World Fantasy Award-winning tale of contention over love and money--among dragons.Tooth and ClawJo Walton burst onto the fantasy scene with The King's Peace, acclaimed by writers as diverse as Poul Anderson, Robin Hobb, and Ken MacLeod. In 2002, she was voted the John W. Campbell Award for Best New W...
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@ReadMeAnything1 I'm so happy to hear this. All of her books are great and very different from each other.      source
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Volume 1
Alice Oseman - 2020-05-05 (first published in 2016)
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Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could there be something more...?Charlie Spring is in Year 10 at Truham Grammar School for Boys. The past year hasn't been too great, but at least he's not being bullied anymor...
Rainbow Rowell
This is an extremely good book.      source
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Record of a Spaceborn Few
Becky Chambers - 2018-07-24
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Return to the sprawling universe of the Galactic Commons, as humans, artificial intelligence, aliens, and some beings yet undiscovered explore what it means to be a community in this exciting third adventure in the acclaimed and multi-award-nominated science fiction Wayfarers series, brimming with heartwarming characters and dazzling space adventur...
Rainbow Rowell
This book is profoundly moving, and I recommend the Wayfarer series with my whole heart.      source