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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante
"I didn't want to leave! I wanted Elena to stay! (See what I did there?)

The plot is engrossing - so engrossing, so much drama and tension around lives that may look small or typical from the outside but reveal incense depths as you become completel..." Read more of this review »
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante
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The series gets better and better!
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The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
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I enjoyed this even more than the first novel due to the more complicated problems that the friends experience as they enter their late teens.
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The World Before Us
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Ruby by Cynthia Bond
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My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
My Brilliant Friend
by Elena Ferrante
read in January, 2015
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The third book in this Italian series about friendship is on many best of 2014 lists, but I had to start at the beginning.

Elena and Lila are childhood friends in poverty-stricken Naples in the late 50s. I enjoyed discovering the plot as it went along
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Ruby by Cynthia Bond
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Big Little Lies
by Liane Moriarty (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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What a fun read! I knew nothing about the book or the author before starting it, and I'm glad that I went into it blind. It's a fun gossipy mystery.
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The Bees by Laline Paull
The Bees
by Laline Paull (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Although beautifully written and an interesting idea, there were plenty of times when I thought about putting the book aside. Maybe I would have enjoyed it more, if I knew anything about beekeeping.
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