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The Memory Garden by M. Rickert
The Memory Garden
by M. Rickert (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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This book is BEAUTIFUL. Captivating. The best sort of witches you can imagine. Deeply rooted in wonderful garden and food imagery. Incredibly important -- this is a book about women and friendships, and the history of how the rights of women affected ...more
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The Demon Catchers of Milan by Kat Beyer
The Demon Catchers of Milan
by Kat Beyer (Goodreads Author)
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This book is SO beautifully-written and so INCREDIBLY interesting!

Beyer is a deft, sure-handed writer with a great sense of language and an even better sense of place. And food. Oh, goodness the food!

While I was reading this book, I kept looking up f
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Blackwood by Gwenda Bond
Blackwood
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ABSOLUTELY loved it. A really good, solid, deeply enjoyable read. Such a beautiful sense of place and of ghosts and the ship was creepy as hell. The romance and the troubled lives of the kids all was rendered so perfectly.

I felt like I was ON Roanoke
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The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)
by Rae Carson (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2011
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Strong, bold, intelligent prose for a strong, bold, intelligent heroine.

Elisa is a real person to me. She is amazing. Even when she thinks little of herself, especially at the beginning of the book (and even when I see her flaws), I can see how wond
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Found by Sarah Prineas
Found (Magic Thief, #3)
by Sarah Prineas (Goodreads Author)
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What I really liked best about this book and all the books was the voice. Conn has a strong presence. I also liked how he just refuses to go along with what he is told and he finds his own way. My son LOVED LOVED LOVED this book. As I read it, his ey ...more
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Limbo by A. Manette Ansay
Limbo: A Memoir
by A. Manette Ansay
read in February, 2009
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This is an interesting, beautifully-written book about a woman growing up in rural Wisconsin in a very catholic family and community, and how it shaped the way she viewed many things: one of them disability. And it's a story about how she became disa ...more
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