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Jacki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny  Lawson
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
by Jenny Lawson (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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The stories in the book are entertaining, but the writing style is a bit annoying. As a stand-up comedy routine it would be extremely funny.
Jacki rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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A great book with interesting characters. Lots of emotion throughout the book and while at times it seemed a little contrived, all in all, it held my interest to the point I finished the book in two days and have reserved another book by Jojo Moyes f...more
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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes (Goodreads Author)
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Jacki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich
Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum #20)
by Janet Evanovich (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2013
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Janet Evanovich is always a fun read. Stephanie Plum, Lula and Grandma Mazur are quite the team. Pure entertainment.
Jacki rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The Storyteller
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2013
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Another winner by Jodi Picoult. The Storyteller is a thought provoking story of a young woman befriended by an older gentleman who admits to her he was a Nazi soldier. The book is well-written and while the author may have taken some liberties as she...more
Jacki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Stealing Home by Barry Denenberg
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Stealing Home: The Story of Jackie Robinson is a biography, written for Intermediate readers.

It is well written and informative. The photos are a plus. While I was aware of the significance of Jackie Robinson in baseball history, I learned quite a b...more
Jacki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The New Kid on the Block by Jack Prelutsky
The New Kid on the Block
by Jack Prelutsky
read in October, 2011
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This book of poetry is written for Nursery/Primary readers.

Jack Prelutsky's book has dozens and dozens of fun, silly poems and includes outline drawing artwork by James Stevenson. The length of the poems makes for an easy read.

I liked the lightheart...more
Jacki rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
The Last Lecture
by Randy Pausch
read in October, 2011
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The Last Lecture is a memoir and is written for Advanced readers. The Last Lecture was the winner of the "Inspirational Memoir" catagory of the 2009 Books for a Better Life Awards in 2009.

The author, Randy Pausch, wrote this book (with Jeffrey Zaslow...more
Jacki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Camping with the President by Ginger Wadsworth
Camping with the President
by Ginger Wadsworth (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2011
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Camping with the President is a historical fiction book written for Primary and Intermediate readers. This book won the 2010 National Outdoor Book Award for Children's Literature.

The simple telling of President Theordore Roosevelt's 4-day camping tri...more
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Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric Metaxas
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Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving is a historical fiction picturebook written for Primary readers.

The book tells the story of a kidnapped Indian named Squanto and shares his 10-year journey back to North America. Squanto traveled from his home...more
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