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Among Schoolchildren
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Jan Jan said: "This is a lovely book following a fifth grade teacher through her year. Written by a prize-winning author, it is beautifully and sensitively written. It takes me back to my own childhood, but from the perspective of a teacher. "

 

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Jan and 3921 other people liked Sophia.'s review of Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1):
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
" * Warning: If you're easily offended by cursing, and/or aggressivity, then don't FUCKING read this. *

I am literally losing it. This book contains one of the most disturbing scenes I have ever read in any book. EVER.
So here's one excerpt from the... " Read more of this review »
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The Ninth Wife by Amy Stolls
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The Enough Moment by John Prendergast
" What at first seems to be a rather vague yet inspiring (or awakening) overview of the human rights issues in Africa, turns out to be a well researched, thorough coverage of the situation. Prendergast also provides excellent thoughts on the action... " Read more of this review »
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Room by Emma Donoghue
Room
by Emma Donoghue (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2011
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I loved this book. Rich with realistic detail, it was gripping from start to finish. A totally different take on the whole abduction/slave situation. A fabulous story of the bond between a mother and child.
Jan and 28 other people liked Nick's review of The Last Templar (Templar, #1):
The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury
" Are you tired of reading books that you have to think too much about? Do you like obvious details being overtly and continuously pounded into your head? If you answered yes to these question then I recommend The Last Templar.

Raymond Khoury thrust... " Read more of this review »
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Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder
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This is a lovely book following a fifth grade teacher through her year. Written by a prize-winning author, it is beautifully and sensitively written. It takes me back to my own childhood, but from the perspective of a teacher.
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The Shape of Snakes by Minette Walters
The Shape of Snakes
by Minette Walters
recommended to Jan by: no one
recommended for: Those who like a gritty, intricate mystery that is followable
read in July, 2010
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She got me with the first sentence: "I could never decide whether "Mad Annie" was murdered because she was mad or because she was black."
This book lived up to the expectations I have of this wonderful author. Very detailed, concise and tight mystery...more
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