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Saint Odd by Dean Koontz
Saint Odd (Odd Thomas, #7)
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All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
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Uprooted by Naomi Novik
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Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin
Baking Cakes in Kigali
by Gaile Parkin
read in October, 2014
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This story suffered in comparison to The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency, for me. The main character was so very similar to Precious, and because I love the McCall-Smith books and there have been so many of those, I started to feel as though I shoul ...more
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The Painter by Peter Heller
The Painter
by Peter Heller
read in November, 2014
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When I picked up Hellers's first fictional novel, I wasn't sure I'd like it...apocalyptic stories aren't my usual fare. But I ended up really enjoying it. So I think I had the opposite approach to this book...I liked his last one, and so expected to ...more
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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
“Much more surprising things can happen to anyone who, when a disagreeable or discouraged thought comes into his mind, just has the sense to remember in time and push it out by putting in an agreeable, determinedly courageous one. Two things cannot be in one place.”
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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
“Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world," he said wisely one day, "but people don't know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are going to happen until you make them happen. I am going to try and experiment.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
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The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
The Hundred-Foot Journey
by Richard C. Morais (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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This sat on my shelf for quite some time, untouched, until I saw the movie trailer on TV and thought...oh maybe I should pick that up in case I see the movie. (lots of books do sit untouched on the shelves...I have a few too many unread books!). It s ...more
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