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Love May Fail by Matthew Quick
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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
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The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell
The Third Wife
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Lisa Jewell is one of my favourite ‘good read’ authors.

The Third Wife is about Adrian who has been married three times. Adrian’s family, which includes two ex-wives and five children, seemed perfect. At least to Adrian. The families all seem to get
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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
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If you like magic realism, you will probably enjoy this book.
Ava Lavender is an ordinary girl, except that she was born with the wings of a bird. She comes from a seemingly cursed family who are doomed to love foolishly and suffer the consequences.
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Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
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Eleanor and Park is an easy-to-read YA novel about two American teenagers who fall in love in the 1980s.

Park is half-Korean - a comic book nerd with stable parents who love him and, more importantly, each other. Eleanor is an odd-looking girl who co
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Rooms by Lauren Oliver
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'Rooms' is about a house and everyone who lives in that house - the living, the barely living and the no-longer living.

Richard Walker dies and his ex-wife, Caroline and his children, Minna and Trenton, and Minna’s daughter, Amy arrive at his home in
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Love May Fail by Matthew Quick
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The Beat Goes On by Ian Rankin
The Beat Goes On
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The first Rebus novel was published in 1987. 20 have been published to date and the best-sellers have been translated into 22 languages.
I have read all of them and I think Ian Rankin is one of the best living crime writers. His creation, DI John Rebu
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Winston S. Churchill
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
Winston S. Churchill

Mark Twain
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Mark Twain

Douglas Adams
“The story so far:
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Terry Pratchett
“It's not worth doing something unless someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren't doing it.”
Terry Pratchett

Chuck Palahniuk
“All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

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The Power of Words (Nonfiction)
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Letting Go (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Learning to write for an audience
The 5 Most Common Mistakes (Literature & Fiction)
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