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Year of the Amphibian

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What is paradise for a fourteen-year-old boy?

For Conrad it’s definitely not dusty Los Angeles, where he’s stuck living with his mother and his cheeky little sisters.

Paradise is the forest where his dad still lives, by the water where everything is beautiful, where he belongs.

But for most of the year it’s out of his reach, just like his other heaven: a certain brown-eyed
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Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 8th 2018 by Wingseed Press
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Sybil E
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book so much! It is beautifully written and deeply felt. Although it is a book about teenagers, it's very much written for adults. Set during a one year period, it brings the reader along on a beautiful journey of growth and growing up. I'm a reader, not a review writer so I'll just say the the book really effected me and I was happy to spend my time in it's world. Highly recommend.
Jackie Rogers
Dec 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a coming of age read. Really liked it. Conrad has two sisters and divorced parents. The kids live with their mom during school year and with their dad in the summer. Mom lives in La. and dad lives in the country. Really liked the way Conrad treated his sisters and the simple fun they had in the country. You can watch the young Conrad grow up. Thanks to Goodreads.
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Dec 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This book humorously and skillfully relates the struggles of a smart, very artistic teenage boy. Captures Late 1970's/early 1980's LOS ANGELES oh so well! Echoes of a John Green novel are here. I could totally picture this as a hit movie. Anyone whose parents' divorce caused them to lead two different childhoods will understand this book. Likewise anyone who feels stimulated by city life and simultaneously desires to live off-the-grid!!
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Christopher Pickert lives near Seattle, but when he misses home he has also to choose between Wisconsin, California or Thailand. Besides being a programmer, he often finds himself distracted from writing by his abiding love of music and the outdoors and cinema and honey, so currently he is not allowed any more hobbies (especially since his next book is burning a hole in his head).

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