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The Wisdom of Hair by Kim  Boykin
The Wisdom of Hair
by Kim Boykin (Goodreads Author)
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The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Language of Flowers
by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I would have given it a lower rating if not for how well the author voiced the heroine's emotions. I felt that a lot of the action was too neatly tied up, but the characters themselves managed to escape such tidy packaging.
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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Vol. 1 by Nagaru Tanigawa
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
" This could have been an incredible book. Henrietta Lacks' story is finally told--and Skloot makes very clear how important Lacks' cells have been to the last 60 years of science and, paradoxically, how much Henrietta and her family suffered becaus... " Read more of this review »
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I wanted to give this more stars, but the author's voice and relationship to the material made me massively uncomfortable. In a (true) account of exploitation, I could not help but feel that the author was further exploiting Mrs. Lacks and her family...more
xxxHolic, Vol. 1 by CLAMP
xxxHolic, Vol. 1 (xxxHOLiC, #1)
by CLAMP
read in May, 2014
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I absolutely loved the references to other CLAMP series such as Chobits. It was fun hunting for Easter Eggs in this adventure in the paranormal.
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson
read in May, 2014
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The idea that we can keep trying at life, over and over, until we get it right is an intriguing idea. Unfortunately, it makes for a bit of a redundant book. Instead of having a clear story arc, the book goes in fits (to be expected) and about halfway...more
When Parents Text by Sophia Fraioli
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Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
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