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The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
The Art Forger
by B.A. Shapiro (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Art thriller brain candy; not really my thing but I couldn't stop reading, so I guess I enjoyed it? Did raise some interesting questions about authenticity, What Is Art, etc.

The fact that "literary" is emblazoned on the cover of my copy makes me feel...more
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Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
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This book would make a wonderful film, with its cinematic blend of 18th-century costume drama, mythological fantasy, and post-apocalyptic cyberpunk fun. Fisher tells an engaging story that has a bit of a Golden Compass feel to it.

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The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
The Rithmatist
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Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz
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Making Comics by Scott McCloud
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Read this for work, not because I have any (serious) pretensions of making comics. I loved it - it was a great followup to Understanding Comics and taught me a lot about how comics creators approach their craft.

I suspect that comics have a lot to tea...more
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Sheepfarmer's Daughter by Elizabeth Moon
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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
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The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove
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"No, it's definitely young adult. The characters are unequivocally YA characters, but it's just not the typical YA voice.

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Becky and 12 other people liked First Second Books's review of This One Summer:
This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
" Possibly my favorite thing about this book is that it is blue.

I mean, I love the plot and the characters and how the problems of growing up are presented and then not easily resolved like tying a bow; I love that there are parents who have their o... " Read more of this review »
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