The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Genre: YA, Contemporary My rating: 5/5 Recommended for: Every single person on Earth, especially Indonesians who think ‘the majority’ needs to come first than ‘the minority’ “What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” Khalil died in Starr’s arms. The bullets from the cop’s gun […]

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P.S. I Like You by Kasie West

Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Romance My rating: 3/5 Recommended for: Teenagers who like romance and are not unfamiliar with misunderstandings How do you survive being bored out of your mind during Chemistry class? This is Lily’s answer: she scribbles song lyrics on her desk. The next time she’s there, though, someone else has written down […]

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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Magic, LGBT My rating: 5/5 Recommended for: People who miss Harry Potter and probably Harry x Draco shippers   Simon Snow is The Chosen One, but he isn’t very good at it. Magic doesn’t come naturally for him like it does for his classmates at Watford School of Magicks, even though he needs […]

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MODERN ROMANCE by Aziz Ansari

Genre: Nonfiction My rating: 4/5 Recommended for: People who want to know more about love and dating in today’s world When I first picked up this book, I was expecting a hilarious commentary on dating in the era of social media. I was very pleasantly surprised that it wasn’t just a stand-up comedian laughing at […]

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