August 10, 2020

Thin Girls by Diana Clarke deals with some heavy, important subjects all at once: eating disorders, body image issues/body dysmorphia, toxic diet culture, social influencer culture, emotional/physical abuse, parental abandonment, rape, co-dependency, LGBTQI+ issues, and so on. 

Thin Girls tells the story of twins, Rose and Lily Winters, whose bond is so intense that they can literally taste each other's emotions; a lie tastes like citric acid, fear like ice. The narrative is from Rose's po...

March 16, 2016

Lucas is a seventeen-year-old gringo from Houston, who spends his summers in Puerto Rico with his father, a big-shot developer of beachfront hotels. He has grown up hearing the stories of the old señoras about the mysterious, high-walled house at the end of Calle Sol, where a mad scientist lives with his cursed daughter. According to local lore, the girl has green skin and grass for hair, but perhaps most interesting, she is said to grant wishes from behind her wall of stone and poison plants. L...

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