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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
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I picked up this book and absolutely loved it. Great characters, great plotline, great dialogue in this novel of France in World War II. Two sisters live through the cruelties of Nazi-occupied France and what they live through is realistic, accurate ...more
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
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Brilliant story of World War II set mostly in seaside Saint-Malo, France where sightless Marie-Laure and her father flee and where brilliant German teenage Werner ends his journeys as a radio genius.
Incredible,believable characters and a plotline tha
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The Dust That Falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernières
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Brilliant, highly well-written story of World War 1 but more than that, it's the story of three families who live side by side outside London in that time period. Memorable characters, great plotline which will leave the reader absorbed in each page ...more
" I happen to agree with Grace although I voted for Child Protective Services. Maaybe I should have voted for the police. "
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Julia, Skydaughter by Robin Wyatt Dunn
Julia, Skydaughter
by Robin Wyatt Dunn
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Julia is not her real name but this young Mid-East adolescent girl walks on, dressed in a black burqa with Batman wings attached and software wired to her body underneath. She is fighting for all in The City but remembers that it's been said that "N ...more
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Beneath the Slashings by Michelle Isenhoff
Beneath the Slashings (Divided Decade Collection)
by Michelle Isenhoff (Goodreads Author)
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Likeable, realistic characters, great descriptive writing and good dialogue.... what's not to love about "Beneath the Slashings", the last in Michelle Isenhoff's Divided Decade Collection? Young teen Grace Nickerson is delighted that it's 1865 and he ...more
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“If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. It transcends all barriers.”
Ed Sullivan

John W. Campbell Jr.
“History does not always repeat itself. Sometimes it just yells, 'Can't you remember anything I told you?' and lets fly with a club.”
John W. Campbell Jr.

William Saroyan
“When you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”
William Saroyan

“All is calm, all is bright.”
Joseph Mohr

Martin Luther King Jr.
“We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Diary Secrets (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Charlotte Frazier escapes with her disabled brother from their abusive Virginia home during the tumultous Civil War years.Arriving safely in Philadelphia,they are taken in by an elderly abolitionist and Charlotte becomes her valuable helper in helping slaves escape to freedom.Charlotte eventually finds love and and a secure home life on the New Jersey shore. She eventually buys back her Virginia homestead and leaves it and her diary to her beloved grandson. He goes back to Virginia after World War II to find this family home and discovers family history and his grandmother's hidden secrets as well.
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