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Foundling
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Whitman by Walt Whitman
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The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
The Winter People
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Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston
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Decent. Took quite a while to get started. Kept waiting for the other shoe to drop. Glad for the plot twist 100ish pages from the end that hooked me and kept me up late.
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The Big Hairy Secret by Thomas Kingsley Troupe
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Cute. Fast read. Great illustrations a la Hugo Cabret. Excellent for young chapter book readers
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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Orphan Train
by Christina Baker Kline (Goodreads Author)
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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
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I enjoy these, it just took too much explaining at the end of this one before I understood. I do like how Flavia noodges her way around town to figure out what happened before the Inspector. And her oddly brilliant fascination with poisons adds a qui...more
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
read in May, 2014
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First, let me put it out there: I don't give 5s. A book has to be knock dead incredible to get a 5 out of me. This is the most interesting, intriguing book I've read in a LOOOOOONG time. She tells her story so....so....I don't have words to describe...more
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The Monsters Of Templeton by Lauren Groff
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Ugh. Just. Ugh.

I picked this one up because I'm very visual with my choices, and this cover is graphically appealing. I don't even know how many times I've picked it up, read a chapter or two, and put it back on my shelf. Enough that I was VERY fami...more
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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Probably closer to 3.5. Didn't hate it, it kept my attention, and it was a quick read. It just didn't light my fire is all.
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