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The house by the river by Lena Manta
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The story of sisters who leave their small village for very different lives and how they come back together at the "house by the river". A sweet, but sometimes suspenseful & sad, story that shows the connections of family. The characterizations a ...more
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Say Goodbye for Now by Catherine Ryan Hyde
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Say Goodbye for Now by Catherine Ryan Hyde
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This book was a surprise. What started out as a story about a rescued dog, a recluse doctor and an abused teen became a sweet, but unsettling story about the meaning of family and about love and racism in the 1960s US. The characters are well formed ...more
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The House of Unexpected Sisters by Alexander McCall Smith
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I love this series. This is the latest in the #1 Ladies Detective Agency series and all the charm and sweetness and (yes) mystery that are hallmarks of the series are present. I suppose it could be said that each book is similar and even sometimes re ...more
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
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I picked this up because it's the book that inspired the first Blade Runner movie. It's clear that it is the inspiration, and much of the movie comes directly from the book, but it's a bit slower and there's much more philosophical content in the boo ...more
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Welcome to Fred by Brad Whittington
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Being a PK (preacher's kid) is difficult enough, but it's even harder in Fred, TX, a small rural community in the deep woods of East Texas. This is a funny, thoughtful, touching book about growing up a PK, making (or not making) friends, relating to ...more
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Welcome to Fred by Brad Whittington
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Being a PK (preacher's kid) is difficult enough, but it's even harder in Fred, TX, a small rural community in the deep woods of East Texas. This is a funny, thoughtful, touching book about growing up a PK, making (or not making) friends, relating to ...more
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The Leavers by Lisa Ko
The Leavers
by Lisa Ko (Goodreads Author)
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Thanks to NetGalley for the chance to read this book.

One morning Deming's mother just leaves. No note, no reason, no contact. Over the course of 20 years, we learn the whole story.

This is a touching, maddening story of love and loss that leads from
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The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian
The Flight Attendant
by Chris Bohjalian (Goodreads Author)
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Cassie is a flight attendant who drinks too much, sleeps around too much, and generally takes risks. When she wakes up in bed with a man who has been brutally murdered, with no memory of how she got
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Artemis by Andy Weir
Artemis
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
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Expecting to read a survival/lifestyle story similar to The Martian, I was surprised to find this one an action/adventure/mystery/suspense novel with a female character. The world Weir creates in the
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Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

John Green
“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

Arnold Lobel
“Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.”
Arnold Lobel

Groucho Marx
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
Groucho Marx

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