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Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession, by Alice Bolin

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adventurous informative fast-paced


would have greatly benefited from having more of the promised topic, analysis of the obsession with “dead girls” which trailed off after doing so great in the first few chapters 

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The Devil We Don't Know: The Dark Side of Revolutions in the Middle East, by Nonie Darwish

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Did not finish book. Stopped at 25%.
just an attack on islam and muslims. it has no value as a tool to learn about uprisings in the middle east (what i thought i would learn about when i selected this book)

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Chokehold: Policing Black Men, by Paul Butler

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challenging informative reflective tense


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Boys I Know, by Anna Gracia

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  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


this is messy, ridiculous, aggravating, etc. but hey that’s also how real life is. i appreciate it discussing real life topics and concerns.