Becky Boer

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White Teeth

“I’m a Muslim,” said Samad, pushing a plate of pork away. “And my Rita Hayworth leaves me only with my soul.” “Why don’t you eat it?” said Archie, guzzling his two chops down like a madman. “Strange business, if you ask me.” “I don’t eat it for the same reason you as an Englishman will never truly satisfy a woman.” “Why’s that?” said Archie, pausing from his feast. “It’s in our  ...

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We Were Liars

As soon as I finished this book, I thought, “Well, now I have to reread it!” It blew me away. The big twist, the thing you didn’t see coming… I never saw that coming, but as soon as I discovered that the Liars were dead, so many events came rushing back to me, and made so much sense. The boys freaking out when Cadence wanted to jump off the cliff. Cadence’s mom panicking because she left the island “alone.” Will mentioning that Cuddledown was  ...

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Luckiest Girl Alive

I’m surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. First, let me admit that when I downloaded it from the library, I thought it was The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. I know, I know. The covers aren’t thatsimilar, but they were similar enough to mix me up. Once I realized that it wasn’t what I thought it was, I looked it up, and upon seeing that the author writes for Cosmopolitan, I was a bit dubious. Very judgmental, I know. But my point is that I went into it not expecting to  ...

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Big cities

“The lights were off, but everything was visible thanks to the residual lights of the Freedom Tower, the Patrick Batemans cursing off their computers at Goldman Sachs’s sprawling headquarters, and I could see Luke’s eyes were open. You can’t find a pitch-black room in New York, another reason I love it here—the light from the outside world streaming in at all hours, assuring me there is someone awake, someone who could help me if something bad were to happen.”

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