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Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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A YA coming of age book about two misfit kids that find each other in a sea of what is important, what is uncool/embarrassing, what is abusive and what is supportive when you are sixteen. Well written and with less angst than most books of this genre ...more
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date: January 16, 2015 05:46PM
location: NV, The United States
description: What are the powers of the Orion talismans?
The hunt for the Orion weapons starts with Loni Chen and Colton Banyon as they drive for Hamburg, Germany to retrieve the Time talisman. Banyon has recently discovered that Albin Wilk, the head of the Society of Orion is a fake. He and Loni plan a deception and send Wilk on a wild goose chase as they double-back and go after another talisman.
Meanwhile, Banyon has deployed several people from Dewey & Beatem to protect The Magic Belt talisman which
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The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
The Corrections
by Jonathan Franzen
read in January, 2015
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Sad. Brilliant. A coming of age story of three adult children and their journey from cared for to caregivers, and all the kicking and screaming selfishness that goes along with it. The parents were at times, very real and Franzen showed exceptional i ...more
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
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Marianne rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
The Girl You Left Behind
by Jojo Moyes (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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As are all JoJo Moyes' books, this is a good story. She is a marvelous story teller, and this book is no exception. Her words flow and pull you in, where in you are unable to stop reading. You must know what happens next! A good read for me and one I ...more
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Husband's Secret
by Liane Moriarty (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Very well written, with reminiscences of Maeve Binchey's style and presentation. Although, deals with subjects that would never be part of a Binchey book. A good story that approaches a traumatic moment and how it evolved and impacted many lives and ...more
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The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Bone Clocks
by David Mitchell
read in December, 2014
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Just could not get through it. Not my style of book. Very rarely do I read two thirds of a book and quit. Life's too short to read confusing, kitschy, looney-toon books. I kept waiting for it to get better. It never did. Had I been able to give it .5 ...more
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
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