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The Moor by Laurie R. King
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A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King
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Deadly Choices by Paul A. Offit
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Deadly Choices by Paul A. Offit
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This is a well-written polemic in favor of the safety of vaccines and the life-saving benefits they provide, and against those who oppose vaccines and accuse them of all sorts of ills that aren't supported by the scientific evidence.

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Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Endlessly by Kiersten White
Endlessly (Paranormalcy, #3)
by Kiersten White (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2013
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I wish I could give this book two stars, but I just can't do that when I willingly chose to read all three books in this series. "Fool me once..." Gah.

Evie, the girlie girl paranormal hunter who is really tough-as-nails, is fairly obnoxious--all tha...more
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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
A Monster Calls
by Patrick Ness
read in March, 2013
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This is a remarkable book. The interesting blend of genres--realism, fantasy, graphic novel--worked very well for me. And Patrick Ness handles the weighty subject material without getting heavy-handed or saccharine. Really beautifully done.

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Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein
Cinderella Ate My Daughter
by Peggy Orenstein
read in February, 2013
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Is this book perfect? No. Is it awesome? Yes.

I honestly expected this to be a little more harsh in its princess bashing, and I was OK with that. But Peggy Orenstein is quite thoughtful in her critique. Some other reviewers criticize her for not offer...more
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nati... by M.T. Anderson
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Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
by Rachel Hartman (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2012
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I really liked this book. There's absolutely nothing I would change about it, so I'm not sure why I'm not giving it five stars. I think I am inconsistently stingy about this--probably because today I am grumpy about having to quantify something as un...more
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