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Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
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Forest of Wonders by Linda Sue Park
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I can see all the fantasy loving kids lining up for this one! It starts with two kids who are training as apothecaries, and then dives into ethics, war, and growing up, with some lovable animals thrown in along the way (and some have a secret special ...more
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Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
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Bera the One-Headed Troll by Eric Orchard
Bera the One-Headed Troll
by Eric Orchard (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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A quick graphic novel about a compassionate troll and her owl on a small island. They find a baby and their purpose, which is to protect the baby from a huge number of evil characters (mermaids, other trolls, witches, you name it). I wanted to know m ...more
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Kids of Appetite by David  Arnold
Kids of Appetite
by David Arnold (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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An interesting read with an interesting bunch of kids. Though I felt myself suspending disbelief at some elements of the story, the characters felt emotionally real and the way the plot was set up kept me reading. I needed to know how the end of the ...more
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A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper
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A tiny kingdom on a small island! How could I not be enchanted by this book? Unfortunately, the excitement in this book starts about 150 pages in--too far to convince my historical fiction-hating book club to read this one. (first read 2011)

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Kids of Appetite by David  Arnold
Kids of Appetite
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
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It's like a Da Vinci Code thriller in a bookstore with less action and potential death. But something about the codes and the cloak and dagger bit really kept me turning the pages. I am admittedly a sucker for anything that takes place in a bookstore ...more
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You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour
You Know Me Well
by Nina LaCour (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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If you've read a book by David Levithan and another author you know what to expect--lots of really important things happening very quickly with a strong setting. In this case it is during Pride in San Francisco. The plot moves quickly, the emotions a ...more
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Princess on the Brink by Meg Cabot
Princess on the Brink (The Princess Diaries, #8)
by Meg Cabot (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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