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The American Dream? by Shing Yin Khor
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I always wondered about Route 66 in its history, length, states covered, etc.. Shing Yim Khor does this and more in this graphic novel, encompassing what it means to be American from someone becoming American outside the continental United States / ...more
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After the Snow by S.D. Crockett
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Survival, optimism, deathly obstacles and the will to overcome. Add in the bitterness of winter and snow and you have S.D. Crockett's novel that will keep you riveted page after page. The diction didn't latch onto until about halfway through and then ...more
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Do Dead People Watch You Shower? by Concetta Bertoldi
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Given to me as a gift - during the passing of my sister - a colleague had given this to me. While not a believer in the visions/messages of a medium, I have to say I was fascinated with the question and answers given in this book. In retrospect, this ...more
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Do Dead People Watch You Shower? by Concetta Bertoldi
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Given to me as a gift - during the passing of my sister - a colleague had given this to me. While not a believer in the visions/messages of a medium, I have to say I was fascinated with the question and answers given in this book. In retrospect, this ...more
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The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
The Sun Is Also a Star
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Coincidence. Sometimes to the point of excess, but if you do not give yourself time to reflect on events that could be coincidence, you miss out on seeing life as a much bigger picture. Nicola Yoon's novel has so much to do with coincidence, ...more
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In Waves by A.J. Dungo
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There a few things as calming to me than the water. Moving to the east coast of Delaware, things did slow down and despite the summer traffic that involves many out of staters who will wait in traffic and drive for hours for that weekend piece of the ...more
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Kingdom by Jon McNaught
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I love the color, detail, and ability to push you into a place each of us can identify with. With the correct graphic novel, this is possible. There is no doubt the talent of Jon McNaught is present, and you certainly sense a rhythm of the ...more
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I'm Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly   Jones
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Without a doubt a gripping and enlightening perspective on so so much that is only positive, in the middle of so much negative.

Such a story is needed to be discussed, brought up in and out of class, and a topic of conversation when it comes to how
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Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
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It is utterly amazing to discover topics that you never knew delved to the heart of countries, and never heard of them previously. Add to that surprise the element of historical fiction, amazing illustrations that make you reexamine each page again, ...more
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Louis C.K.
“I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.”
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Sarah J. Maas
“Libraries were full of ideas—perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”
Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

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This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring ...more