This book is written for those of us who struggle in our skin. Awad beautifully describes how we never truly shed that skin, and how it affects us through the years. Her portrayal is truthful, and not necessarily what we want to hear, but rather what we need to acknowledge.Recommended by Emily D.
I was broken up with by a touring accordionist who went on to have a baby with an actress who was popular in 2004. Reading this book allowed me to process those feelings along with Min, our heroine, as she lays it all out on the line in a letter to her past beau. Daniel Handler somehow manages to beautifully transport himself into the mind of a young woman learning to love. Anyone who's ever felt love deserves to read this confession. What's your... (read more)Recommended by Emily D.