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The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
" I'm sorry Laura. I really wanted to like it... :-( "
Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1)
by Renee Ahdieh (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Points for retelling the 1001 Arabian Nights but it was just meh in the end.
Melissa rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher
The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak
by Brian Katcher (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Not bad.
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Scarlett Undercover by Jennifer Latham
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Melissa rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Scarlett Undercover by Jennifer Latham
Scarlett Undercover
by Jennifer Latham
read in May, 2015
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Holy cow: a sassy, street-wise, Muslim Nancy Drew? YES PLEASE.
Melissa rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Dragons Beware! by Jorge Aguirre
Dragons Beware!
by Jorge Aguirre (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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They are all awesome in their own individual ways. This book makes me happy.
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Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Uprooted
by Naomi Novik (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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A bit long but ultimately satisfying.
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Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly        Jones
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer
by Kelly Jones (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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Quirky and charming.
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Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
Magonia
by Maria Dahvana Headley (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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I don't know whether to be impressed or wonder what the author was on when she wrote this.
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Appleblossom the Possum by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Appleblossom the Possum
by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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A bit young for me, but I think it'd make a great read-aloud.
More of Melissa's books…
Mark Twain
“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
Mark Twain

John Green
“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”
John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

Groucho Marx
“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

Oscar Wilde
“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
Oscar Wilde

Louisa May Alcott
“She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.”
Louisa May Alcott, Work: A Story of Experience

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