Books

This Hot Dog is a Brat

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Hot Dog Girl

By: Jennifer Dugan

A couple of weeks ago when I did my summer reading recommendations I noted I was reading and enjoying Hot Dog Girl- which boy I should have just kept my mouth shut.

I should probably know better than to judge solely on tag lines and covers especially concerning hot dogs one of my true food enemies but boy it all came down to how much Eloise sucked and since she was the main character that turned into a problem.

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The Good & Bad of Fandom

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The Princess and the Fangirl

By: Ashley Poston

Today I just want to talk about something happy and not the ringing of the bells- though it does involve fandom.

The Princess and the Fangirl is Ashley Poston’s second novel about what happens at ComicCon  Excelisor Con and to my surprise I actually enjoyed this one more than Geekerella which I did not expect to in the first few chapters.

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Books

Outrun Your Fate

Outrun the Wind

By: Elizabeth Tammi

Available: November 27th

Of all the myth retellings that I’ve read or even heard of recently the story of Atalanta, who challenged her suitors to footraces in order to stay unmarried while still collecting their money, is not one that I see around a lot. Turns out it is more than worthy of a retelling.

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the upside of unrequited

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the upside of unrequited

by: Becky Albertalli

Grade: A-

I really enjoyed the author’s first book Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda so I was excited to pick this one up. Molly Peskin-Suso has had twenty-six crushes but never had a boyfriend. When her twin sister meets a new girl she tries to set her up with her best friend. But Molly’s also forming a friendship with her new co-worker that might finally be the real thing.

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