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Cutting for Stone
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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2009
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My dad has always been a big Newberry fan, so I wasn't surprised to find he had checked this most recent Newberry winner out from the library. It was a complete pleasure to read. Probably not suitable for really small kids (it is a little bit scary), ...more
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Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
Half Broke Horses
by Jeannette Walls
read in May, 2016
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This was a delight to read. I found it as well-written as The Glass Castle, but much easier and more enjoyable to read since the subject matter was a little lighter. I found it incredibly interesting to try and figure out exactly where everything sta ...more
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern
read in July, 2012
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A magical and enchanting read! I loved the characters, loved the setting (if only Le Cirque des Reves were real!). I thought the pacing of the story was rather unique. Most novels are like a feature film: every scene, every line of text pushes the ac ...more
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State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
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I would have given this 5 stars, but in true Ann Patchett fashion, the ending made me angry. The first 3/4 of the book was a page-turner. I couldn't put it down. And then I got to the end and thought, "Ugh. You've got to be kidding me." Still, I'd sa ...more
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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
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A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley
A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce, #3)
by Alan Bradley (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
" I hated this enough that I didn't finish it Anna. I'd love to hear what your thoughts are if you end up reading it. "
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