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The Mill River Recluse by Darcie Chan
The Mill River Recluse
by Darcie Chan (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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A lovely and poignant story, telling the tale of a girl that grew into an old woman in her own hometown, stowed away in her mansion overlooking Mill River. Secrets in her past affected her future significantly, which she tried to make up for in death ...more
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Orphan Train
by Christina Baker Kline (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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This was a fantastic nostalgic look at orphans that were taken from NY City and sent on a train to the midwest. There, they would stop at different stations and potential adopters would come to see if there were any children they wanted. Babies and y ...more
Dark Screams by Brian James Freeman
Dark Screams: Volume One
by Brian James Freeman (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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A decent collection of short horror stories - what grabbed my attention was King's contribution, and it is classic King through and through. One or two were okay, but most were worthy of inclusion and did not disappoint. From some sort of moss growin ...more
Footsteps in the Snow by Charles Lachman
Footsteps in the Snow
by Charles Lachman (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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An excellent true crime novel about a 7 year old named Maria that went missing in 1957. It took over 50 years, but the local and state police, plus the FBI, were finally able to bring her killer to justice.

Compelling and well-written, this really bri
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Get Happy by Mary Amato
Get Happy
by Mary Amato (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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I actually sort of loved this. Yes, it reads a little young for a 16 year old main character, but not annoyingly so like that letter book that was from earlier (I can't remember the title ... Asian girl called her mother mommy and the mother was dead ...more
The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos
The Scar Boys
by Len Vlahos (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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A solid read and well written. I really enjoyed the premise, and something about the 70's/80's timeline made it authentic. This is something I think would make a good movie even.

Covers kill me, and I think this one might pigeon hole the book a bit. I
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Glory O'Brien's History of the Future by A.S. King
Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
by A.S. King (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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Loved this. It was different and a little quirky and original. At first I wasn't sure about the bat thing ... I think she should have hit her head or something, but it all worked and was done well. I'm just getting into photography, so that was an in ...more
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Allegiant by Veronica Roth
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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
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The Forgotten Girls by Sara Blaedel
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“Nordic” mysteries are seriously serious. The Forgotten Girls takes on the scandalous treatment of mentally disabled folks (children through adult) in Denmark a mere 20 to 30 years ago. The “forgotten girls” are mentally retarded twins that are rippe ...more
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“Perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring."
I smile. "You don't think I'm perfect?"
"No. You're delightfully screwy, and I wouldn't have you any other way.”
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“People should say what they mean and not make other people stumble around.”
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