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The Book of Polly by Kathy Hepinstall
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What an unexpected pleasure! I have been buttonholing people and telling them about The Book of Polly for the last week: the reader is fantastic, and the story was outstanding! I expected a pleasant fluff book, but ended up completely absorbed and da ...more
The Smart One by Jennifer Close
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The House of Unexpected Sisters by Alexander McCall Smith
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Got this from the EPL the day before our big blizzard. . . It's a typical No 1 Ladies' book, but it has a bit more reflection in it as Mma R ends up questioning the character of someone near and dear to her. As usual, reassuring, funny, and warm.
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Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
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An enjoyable ya novel with a range of character types--good reading for students who are ready to move into slightly more complex themes than the usual popularity/identity conflict. The premise relies quite heavily on coincidence, but the questions, ...more
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The Comfort Food Diaries by Emily Nunn
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Gobbled (ha!) this articulate, passionate book down in two days, helped by a snow day for the BIG BLIZZARD OF 2018! Nunn's writing, her belief in the unifying and healing nature of food, and her vivid memories and stories of her family knocked me out ...more
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Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
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Powerful, spare and moving: a vivid illumination of the cost of "The Rules" (No crying, no snitching, revenge). Could be an amazing pair with Hamlet!

The free verse format makes it easy to read (I gobbled it down in a few hours), and Will's appealing
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“[The Toaster]
A silver-scaled dragon with jaws flaming red
sits at my elbow and toasts my bread.
I hand him fat slices, then one by one
he hands them back when he sees they are done.”
William Jay Smith

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Lemony Snicket
“Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator.”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

Terry Pratchett
“Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.”
Terry Pratchett

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