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  • MTW BOOK REVIEW: Tomorrow, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

    · By Sydni Kreps

    Review by MTW community member Paola A THIS BOOK IN 3 WORDS:"coming-of-age, platonic friendships, creative process." RECOMMENDED FOR:"Everyone!!!!" MORE THOUGHTS:"I have never read a novel like this before. This was beautifully written. Each character had an intense depth to them and explored pieces of their identity and how these pieces intertwine in relationships, culture, etc. It’s told in a non-linear timeline which gives the reader a feeling of nostalgia even when they’re reading the “present” timeline. I truly didn’t want this book to end. It made me cry, it made me laugh, and gave me such a beautiful outlook on the...

  • MTW BOOK REVIEW: We All Want Impossible Things by Catherine Newman

    · By Sydni Kreps

    Review by MTW community member Brianne H This book in 3 words: "heartwarming, funny, sad" Recommended for: "Anyone who has lost someone close to them or anyone who has a friend that has been by their side for a long time." More thoughts:  "I picked this one up ready to be sad based on the synopsis. The best surprise was that it was also hilarious; the friendship between the Ash and Edi and the way the characters interacted with each other had me chuckling throughout the whole book and added comedic relief to a heavy topic. Belle, Ash’s youngest daughter, was...

  • MTW BOOK REVIEW: Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

    · By Sydni Kreps

    Review by MTW community member Meghan S. This book in 3 words:  "Aching romance, book about books/writing, timely" Recommended for:  "Reluctant romance readers, romance lovers, folks with chronic pain/illness, bookworms, folks trying to diversify their reading." More thoughts:  "Seven Days in June is an emotional rollercoaster. The story is a whirlwind romance that doesn't follow traditional romance tropes. Eva and Shane, the protagonists, are problematic, loveable, and you want to be in their corner from the first page. The way everything is interwoven is magical and kept me wanting more."