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Lorraine Lorraine said: " First off, let me say that one of the editors is my brother, James Lecesne. That aside this book is a wonderful young adult resource for any person who wonders if life will get better. The editors have solicited letters from a wide range of authors t ...more "

 

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2017
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Light, amusing reading.
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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I'm not a big fan of the mystery novel but was entirely beguiled by the characters and the troubling tailspin of the main character who finds herself divorced, overweight, unemployed and a quiet but determined drinker. As this character moves from da ...more
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Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
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As I struggle to make sense of the dispossessed anger of my fellow countrymen this memoir invites me into a world I would not experience in any other way than a book. JD Vance tells of his life within a tightly knit culture with warm affection and a ...more
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The Odd Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick
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Vivian Gornick completely captured the oddness of being a single woman in New York. The city she describes and encounters as an expert "flaneur" was exactly the city I inhabited during the 70's and 80's. Her insights into the ways our longing for the ...more
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Wonder
by R.J. Palacio
read in July, 2012
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Most of us take our appearance for granted, and although we dislike little details we still relate to our appearance as part of who we are. In Wonder, RJ Palacio asks readers to consider how important our looks are and how we related to each other on ...more
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Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
Okay for Now
by Gary D. Schmidt
read in June, 2012
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The power of a passionate pursuit in life elevates and transforms Doug Swieteck's miserable life amidst a turmoil of family abuse and sheer teenaged angst. Doug's family consists of a mother he adores, two older brothers who have variously overshadow ...more
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