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Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
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If you are looking for something a little creepy but not horrific this is the book for you. Set in the 1930's the language and style were a little challenging for me but the fear factor I think is international. Even today the things that scared the ...more
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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
Alias Grace
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
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This is the story of Grace Marks. She was incarcerated for the murders of her employer and his maid at the age of 16. Her accomplice was hanged. Now at the age of 25 Grace's story is told in alternating chapters between herself and the doctor, Simon, ...more
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This is the story of Grace Marks. She was incarcerated for the murders of her employer and his maid at the age of 16. Her accomplice was hanged. Now at the age of 25 Grace's story is told in alternating chapters between herself and the doctor, Simon, ...more
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The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin
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A great read about two of famous women in the silent film industry, Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. I enjoyed learning about their lives and about the films that they made. I really was surprising that these two women were doing these things in our ...more
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Lily and the Octopus by Steven  Rowley
Lily and the Octopus
by Steven Rowley (Goodreads Author)
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Having read no reviews, this book was a real surprise to me. I wasn't sure how reliable the narrator was (which annoyed me) but the book had a lot of twists and turns. It was definitely a story about mental illness and grief. The narrator is a man na ...more
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Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult
Sing You Home
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
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Published with an audio cd, the reader should listen to songs before the accompanying chapter. Each song is sung in the voice of the main character, Zoie who is a music therapist. After struggling to have a baby through IVF five times, Zoie and her h ...more
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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
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Main character Dana travels back and forth through time. She is connected to the past through her ancestor Rufus. Every time he almost dies, Dana goes back to save him. As she goes into the past she stays longer and longer. Not sure if her past will ...more
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“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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