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The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer duBois
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When Publisher Weekly gives a starred review it is worth taking note. Such is the case with Jennifer Dubois debut novel, A Partial History of Lost Causes. I haven't read a novel of late that is both incredibly smart and emotionally engaging.

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Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Salvage the Bones
by Jesmyn Ward (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2012
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Ron Charles of the Washington Post got it right when he said Salvage the Bones has the aura of a classic about it. It certainly does read like a good classic bit of lit. Ward does a wonderful job of weaving together the multiple stories of the differ ...more
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The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
read in October, 2012
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The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving
by Jonathan Evison (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2012
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Evison builds a palpable sense of doom, but Ben's (main character) heartbreaking personal tragedy is revealed too late to make a meaningful impact. Still, Evison is a skilled & perceptive writer.
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Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
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The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
" Cindy- you are welcome to borrow my copy. I'll drop it off at the shop on Wednesday. Can't wait to talk to someone who has read it as there is so much ...more"
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A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
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