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The One Man: A Novel
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The One Man: A Novel
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The One-In-A-Million Boy by Monica Wood
The One-In-A-Million Boy
by Monica Wood
read in September, 2016
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This is a beautiful little story, that starts not at the beginning, and takes the reader on a bittersweet ride.

It’s about:

1. Miss Ona Vinkus, a 104-year-old Lithuanian immigrant
2. A one-in-a-million boy
3. A tape recorder
4. A scouting assignment
5. A h
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The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta
The Piper's Son
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The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta
The Piper's Son
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This does not fit the mold of any “YA” fiction, except that it’s authored by a YA Master, Melina Marchetta.

This book is WONDERFUL.

But.

The topics are difficult. This is about people at the breaking point. A young man, his father, his parents’ marria
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The Ballroom by Anna Hope
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Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta
Saving Francesca
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The days are getting shorter. I leave for work before sunrise and return after dark. My garden is brown. My dog is restless, and can't play outside because of the rain and mud. My baseball team didn't make the playoffs. The negativity of the politica ...more
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The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley
The Seven Sisters
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read in September, 2016
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I liked this for the description of the creation and building of the Cristo over Rio.

The adopted child seeking birth family aspect of the novel was less compelling for me. Rather than continue the series with additional sisters seeking (or not) their
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The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
The Last Dragonslayer (The Chronicles of Kazam, #1)
by Jasper Fforde (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2016
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Hm. Quirky.

This one couldn't really hold my attention, despite the mildly amusing nuttiness that it contains. Hence, 2 weeks to finish roughly 200 pages. I also completed more than 60 levels on Candy Crush while not reading this.
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