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What is Not Yours is Not Yours Book Discussion

Let's all meet up to discuss the book What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi. This Time Magazine Best Book of 2016 so far has been making waves and I've been excited to read it since it came out in March.

Here's a summary from Amazon:

Playful, ambitious, and exquisitely imagined, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is cleverly built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical. The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not only unlock elements of her characters’ lives, they promise further labyrinths on the other side. In “Books and Roses” one special key opens a library, a garden, and clues to at least two lovers’ fates. In “Is Your Blood as Red as This?” an unlikely key opens the heart of a student at a puppeteering school. “‘Sorry’ Doesn’t Sweeten Her Tea” involves a “house of locks,” where doors can be closed only with a key—with surprising, unobservable developments. And in “If a Book Is Locked There’s Probably a Good Reason for That Don't You Think,” a key keeps a mystical diary locked (for good reason). Oyeyemi’s tales span multiple times and landscapes as they tease boundaries between coexisting realities. Is a key a gate, a gift, or an invitation? What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours captivates as it explores the many possible answers.

So, buy this book from Amazon, Barnes and Nobles or Ukazoo books and I'll see you at the end of November to talk about it!

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  • Iesha O.

    I left

    November 30

  • Iesha O.

    I'm near the door on the right. I'm eating a salad

    November 30

  • Iesha O.

    I'm here

    November 30

  • Iesha O.

    Hey Dell! I can't wait to meet you! I'll be there around 6:45. I'm wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants. My number is [masked]-2966. Call or text me if you get lost or can't find me in Panera.

    November 30

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