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King Dork
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by Frank Portman (Goodreads Author)
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read in October, 2008
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Measuring Time by Helon Habila
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
by Elizabeth Wein (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Rebecca by: Was on list for international book day
read in May, 2014
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I loved, loved, loved this book! Hauntingly painful. A heartbreaking reminder that life can be cruel. The book demonstrates how some of the most unwelcoming circumstance serve to introduce us to parts of ourselves (often times strengths) that we woul...more
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The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata
The Thing About Luck
by Cynthia Kadohata
recommended to Rebecca by: Found it in the book store, I like Kadohata as a writer.
read in April, 2014
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Kadohata is a good writer. The characters in this story were sound and complex. As always, Kadohata creates characters who are hard not to fall in love with. But, they are at times a bit too kind, thoughtful and perfect. I liked it when the character...more
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1)
by Ransom Riggs
recommended to Rebecca by: Students book reports made it sound good
read in April, 2014
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This is a true hero's journey, by any account. I love how the protagonist, Jacob is forced into a world where he must reconcile his identity and decide the path he will take.

While the story is highly fantastical, I found myself seeing how many of th...more
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
" Three intertwining stories of wanting to belong and to be acceptable to the majority. Stories like American Born Chinese remind me of how difficult it can be when you can't hide because of what you look or sound like or the challenge of being seen... " Read more of this review »
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The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
" Loved this book-I found it so funny... I actually read it in about 1 day. This illustrations matched the quirky humor. I liked how she interwove childhood experiences with the realities of grown up life and dealing with her depression. I got a rea... " Read more of this review »
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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
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Brosh is funny. More than that she is insightful. As a reader who has lived with someone suffering from chronic depression, a dog owner, and a selfish "nice" girl, this book was for me. I found myself laughing, pausing reflectively, and nodding ironi...more
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“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
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J.R.R. Tolkien
“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Neil Gaiman
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
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