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The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa
The German Girl: A Novel
by Armando Lucas Correa (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2016
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A digital copy of this book was provided to me in return for an honest review. This same review is also available to see on my personal page.

A unique look at a part of our past that most US students do not learn about; Jewish passengers aboard the S
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The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
The Book of Speculation
by Erika Swyler
read in August, 2016
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A librarian is living in a world of mysticism and magic - what is not to like? After having an ancient book sent to him from the 1700's (the manifesto of a traveling circus), Simon uses his reach as a librarian to really start investigating the link ...more
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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton
read in August, 2016
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We always know the book is better than the movie, but because of that I was a little nervous to ever pick up Crichton's stuff; I was afraid it would be too scienc-y for me and I wouldn't be interested.

So glad I was wrong! This was fantastic - so much
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The Amateurs by Sara Shepard
The Amateurs (The Amateurs, #1)
by Sara Shepard (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2016
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LOVED this book!! It was captivating from the beginning, and not as light and fluffy as I'd thought it would be. I really enjoyed the positive step-sibling relationship portrayed between Maddox and Madison.

A group of kids meet online through a sleuth
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Nerve by Jeanne Ryan
Nerve
by Jeanne Ryan (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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An excellent YA thriller! Crazy adventures abound for Vee, a quiet junior that works backstage for drama club, and Ian, a hot junior from another school. They are paired up for Nerve, a live action dare game that promises thrills, great prizes, and a ...more
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Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
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This book is in our Young Adult department (teens), and while it appears to be done extremely well, it is definitely for older teens and adults. Honestly, I did not finish this one. I can see the literary merit, the therapeutic resolve of the book be ...more
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Stealing Snow by Danielle  Paige
Stealing Snow (Stealing Snow, #1)
by Danielle Paige (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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From the author of Dorothy Must Die, this new series is a retelling of The Snow Queen (which, since I did not see Frozen, I did not make the correlation at first). It is very similar to Dorothy Must Die, from characters, to world building, to relatio ...more
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Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Lilac Girls
by Martha Hall Kelly (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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Phenomenal portrayal of life in Bravensbruck, one of the "show camps" during WWII that was participating in human experiments. The lives of a prisoner, Kasia, and the female doctor performing the operations are followed from before the war all the wa ...more
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Live the Dream by Claire Lorrimer
Live the Dream
by Claire Lorrimer (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2016
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A quick historical romance centered around young lovers Dilys and Kristoff during the
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Stephen King and Philosophy by Jacob M. Held
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A very thorough and in
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