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The Secret of Raven Point by Jennifer Vanderbes
The Secret of Raven Point
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This is compulsively readable and yet profoundly mature. As ever, the author's moral compass is exquisitely sensitive and her rendering of relationships here--romantic and otherwise-is hugely compelling. The plot kept me turning the pages as did the...more
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“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”
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