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Melissa rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay
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A Casson book that only got four stars? Well, yeah. I really really liked it, but I didn't fall in love with it the way I have the others. But then, every series has to have its dark book, its down book, and this is Rose's. That said, there's a lot o ...more
Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
The Night Gardener
by Jonathan Auxier (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Not Edgar Allen Poe scary, but definitely atmospheric.
Melissa rated a book 2 of 5 stars
A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch
A Beautiful Blue Death (Charles Lenox Mysteries, #1)
by Charles Finch (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Not bad. Kind of a Sherlock Holmes knock-off, though.
Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Raging Heat by Richard Castle
Raging Heat (Nikki Heat, #6)
by Richard Castle
read in October, 2014
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I enjoy these way more than I should.
Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
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Not as good as the others, but still good.
Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, #5)
by Rick Riordan (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Not a bad ending.
Melissa rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Poisoned Apples by Christine Heppermann
Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty
by Christine Heppermann (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Feminist fairy tale poetry? Hell yeah!
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Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
by Meg Medina (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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It made me FEEL things.
Melissa rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Neil Patrick Harris by Neil Patrick Harris
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The audiobook to end all audiobooks. Brilliant.
More of Melissa's books…
Alexander Hamilton
“The art of reading is to skip judiciously.”
Alexander Hamilton

Jane Austen
“A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.”
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

William Styron
“A good book should leave you....slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.”
William Styron

Alice Hoffman
“That is the joy of reading fiction: when all is said and done, the novel belongs to the reader and his or her imagination.”
Alice Hoffman

Sara Nelson
“I m not about to tell him that I am just like Anna and Emma, an adulteress. My books are my secret lovers, the friends I run to to get away from the daily drudgeries of life, to try out something new, and yes, to get away, for a few hours, from him. He doesn't need to know that my books are the affairs I don't have. ”
Sara Nelson, So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading

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