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Vicki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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Katniss, heroin of this book, will appeal equally well to both genders. That in and of itself makes it a book worth reading. This is a science fiction that is okay for upper middle school kids.
Set in the United States sometime in the future with a p...more
Vicki rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Liberation of Gabriel King by K.L. Going
The Liberation of Gabriel King
by K.L. Going (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2009
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This is a fast read book that set in a small town America during 1976. Gabriel views himself as a hopeless chicken. He thinks some people are born brave and some people are chickens, and no matter how hard he tries, he will forever be a chicken. Gabr...more
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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
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I like Neil Gaiman, and I did like this book. I think it will appeal to a certain audience, but not to everyone. It has kind of an off-beat humor about what death is like. Philosophically, I don't think death is anything like how it is portrayed in t...more
Vicki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Savvy by Ingrid Law
Savvy (Savvy, #1)
by Ingrid Law
read in March, 2009
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This is a delightful book about gifts. This is a story about a family whose children have a special gift (curse) that is manifest on their 13th birthday. Mibs, girl protagonist of the story, is anxiously looking forward to her birthday when her fathe...more
Vicki rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Brooklyn Bridge by Karen Hesse
Brooklyn Bridge
by Karen Hesse
read in April, 2009
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I loved this book!! This is a wholesome book that can be read by any age 4th grade up. It is about the Michtom family who were the ones that created the teddy bear inspired by Teddy Roosevelt's refusal to shoot a bear cub. It qualifies as historical...more
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"I really thought this was a sweet book. Are you reading it out loud to your kids? 'cause you could. (I think) Maybe not, I think there was something a...more "
Vicki made a comment on her review of Thirteen Reasons Why
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"Christine wrote: "Vicki,
I would like to read this...may I borrow it?
Enjoyed reading your synopsis...thanks!:)"


It is a book in my library and it circul...more
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Vicki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2008
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I am not giving anything away by saying this is a book about a girl(Hannah Baker) who commits suicide. The 13 reason are different people who influenced her decision and they are on 13 different cassette tapes in a shoebox (as I recall). The story st...more
Vicki rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Slumdog Millionaire by Gina Mayer
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I heard this reviewed as a love story, and it is a love story - but it not a romantic love story. It is the story of one orphan boy trying to find a place in the world for himself. Sometimes he was treated with unusual kindness, other times with hea...more
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