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Maryann Macdonald The greatest mystery in my life or in anyone's life is why am I here? What is my purpose? The search for meaning is the plot for countless books.
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Odette's Secrets

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The Christmas Cat

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How to Hug

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The Costume Copycat

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Hedgehog Bakes a Cake (Bank...

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Sam's Worries

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The House on Primrose Pond by Yona Zeldis McDonough
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The House on Primrose Pond has a lot of the elements I enjoy reading about: history, secrets and old houses. I curled up with the book on a cold night in front of the fire and just kept on reading until I got to the end...which held some surprises. A ...more
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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I have now read this book three times, the last aloud to my husband. When I finished, he said, "That book is like a textbook on how to write a novel." The author was influenced by one of my all-time favorite books, the memoir "And There Was Light," b ...more
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The Giver by Lois Lowry
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Romancing the Dark in the City of Light by Ann Jacobus
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Addictive reading about an addictive personality. Loved the setting, the element of magical realism, the (spoiler?) happy ending. Beautifully written.
Romancing the Dark in the City of Light by Ann Jacobus
"I wrote this book, so kind of have to give it five stars.
Warning: If you are looking for a light and fun romance –RTDITCOL is definitely NOT that, despite being set in Paris. It IS very much about a young woman's deteriorating mental health and h..." Read more of this review »
Odette's Secrets by Maryann Macdonald
"Told in verse, Odette relates her life in Paris, and then in the countryside, where her mother has sent her in hopes she will be safe. As a Jewish child, whose parents emigrated from Poland, she must keep her true identity a secret. She learns all..." Read more of this review »
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