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ABC Book by CB Falls
Also Known as Rowan Pohi by Ralph Fletcher
Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden
Blackout by Connie Willis
The Blessing Way (audio) by Tony Hillerman
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault
Comets, Stars, the Moon and Mars by Douglas Florian
Dying for Chocolate (audio) by Diane Mott Davidson
From a Changeling Star by Jeffrey A. Carver
Gemini Bites by Patrick Ryan
If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk
Imagine a Night by Sarah L. Thomson and Rob Gonsalves
Introduction to Joyous Cooking 200th Anniversary Edition by Heather Lindsey
Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Mark Tidd in the Backwoods by Clarence Budington Kelland
Mio, My Son by Astrid Lindgren
Monkey Food by Ellen Forney
The Monster Princess by DJ MacHale
Navajo ABC by Lucy Tapahonso
The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
One Boy by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Perfect Square by Michael Hall
The Road to Oz by Kathleen Krull
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner
Thirteen by Remy Charlip
Tips on Having a Gay (Ex) Boyfriend by Carrie Jones
Twin Spica 05 by Kou Yaginuma
The Window of Time by Richard Matheson
The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg

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Canadian Book Challenge 6
Twenty-Five Years of Reading

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5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

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My Kind of Mystery Reading Challenge 2017 February - January 2017-8



Comments for Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend

Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend: 06/03/12

 cover art (Link goes to Powells)Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend by Carrie Jones follows a week in Belle's life as she recovers from the news that her boyfriend, Dylan, is gay.

Belle's transition from sadness, anger to reluctant acceptance relies heavily on music. The book is written in diary form. It's written in a raw, emotional and sometimes rambling fashion.

There's also a lot of repetition. Dylan, the ex, does follow a few stereotypes but he has enough non-stereotype aspects to his personality that I let the other parts slide. Gay men are as diverse a group as any other and some of them do fall into the stereotypes either by accident or by choice.

Five stars

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