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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Dark Places
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
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Truly a dark story, an atmosphere of oppression weighed down on me, reading of people trapped in their past, by their circumstances. The description of the housing development where Libby Day lived was evocative, where "old people sit, gray and puddi ...more
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The Real McCoy by Wendy Towle
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The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Horseradish by Lemony Snicket
Horseradish
by Lemony Snicket (Goodreads Author)
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You know those thoughtful books with insightful and inspirational quotes? This is not one of those, although it is arranged like one. Instead, the quotes are often silly sometimes dark but, if you're a fan of A Series of Unfortunate Events, amusing. ...more
Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Tanya Simon
"I may have already mentioned that I love Christmas books. I especially love the ones that aren't as much about Santa as they are about the spirit of the season, that glowy, happy feeling that you get that time of year. (And yes, my library got a b..." Read more of this review »
Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Tanya Simon
"Part of the joy of reading books is the sheer amount of variety one gets. Just as Knights is a quick fun read, Oskar and the Eight Blessings, is a book that you want to take your time. Walking with Oskar who is learning to look for blessings even..." Read more of this review »
Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Tanya Simon
"What I really enjoyed about this book was the message of looking for kindness and blessings all around us every day; even in the hardest of times. Quite often we are so caught up in the forest we are unable to see the trees. We think so much on th..." Read more of this review »
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Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Tanya Simon
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I loved this children's picture book about a Jewish immigrant boy in NYC in 1938. It can be read as historical fiction, as a multi-cultural book, as a holiday-themed book (both Hanukkah and Christmas are mentioned), or as part of a character-educatio ...more
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Terrible Things by Eve Bunting
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This book is a great example of the fact that picture books just shouldn't be used for preschoolers. So many are appropriate for older children, especially this one. On the simplest level, this book shows forest creatures ignoring the Terrible Things ...more
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William Goldman
“My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die!”
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“You mock my pain! Life is pain, anyone who says otherwise is obviously selling something!”
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Madeleine L'Engle
“Thinking I'm a moron gives people something to feel smug about," Charles Wallace said. "Why should I disillusion them?”
Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time

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“God's ability to clean things up is infinitely greater than our ability to mess things up.”
Tullian Tchividjian, Surprised By Grace: God's Relentless Pursuit Of Rebels

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“Have fun storming the castle!”
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