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Caroline Barron Take me to the Enchanted Wood, where I'd climb that Magic Faraway Tree and see what land is at the top. Or, to the classics department of Donna Tartt'…moreTake me to the Enchanted Wood, where I'd climb that Magic Faraway Tree and see what land is at the top. Or, to the classics department of Donna Tartt's The Secret History's Hampton College. (less)
Caroline Barron A daily word count, usually small, such as 500 words. Most days you'll go over that, but some days it will be like pulling teeth. But at least you're …moreA daily word count, usually small, such as 500 words. Most days you'll go over that, but some days it will be like pulling teeth. But at least you're getting something down!(less)
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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
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'What could be better than being eighteen and in love? Oh, you don't even know. If I could go back, I'd do everything different.'
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'Oh, everything.' He turned back to the mirror. 'This big ol' world and we only ge
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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
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I now get what all the hype was about. Such a unique novel, because of the author's background as a wildlife scientist. It started off quite quietly, slowly, but wound its way into a tense plot, complete with two surprising twists. The poetry is stun ...more
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Franny was in the living room, pulling the cat's front legs through the armholes of a doll's dress and crying so quietly that her mother was sure that every single thing she had ever done in her life up until that moment was
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In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado
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I was worried I'd find the structure of this gimmicky and couldn't have been more wrong. This is a stunning memoir, well thought out, and written by a masterful thinker and writer.

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The memoir is, at its core, an act of resurrection.
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Caroline Barron Absolutely! I look forward to it. Have a great week.


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