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On the Jellicoe Road
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by Melina Marchetta (Goodreads Author)
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On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
On the Jellicoe Road
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When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
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I LOVED this book! Donnie Darko for kids...with a Stranger Things vibe. WOW! And the plot was a total surprise- which is insanely rare! I wish I could give this book 10 stars...it deserves more! It did win a Newberry though so!
Alyson and 8 other people liked Barb's review of The Bookman’s Tale:
The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett
"'The Bookman's Tale' is a mystery woven around rare books. Peter Byerly finds a watercolor painting in an antique book that bears a striking resemblance to his recently deceased wife, Amanda. He's a collector and restorer of rare books and can't g..." Read more of this review »
The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett
"Look, I liked this book and I can understand why I found it really hard to put down. Lovett was the master of the cliffhanger. Just when I thought that I was going to put the book down and go do something else, something big would happen but the a..." Read more of this review »
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The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett
The Bookman’s Tale
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What a stinker! The love story was so flimsy and unbelievable...also the constant term 'making love' made me want to barf! The Davinci Code-esque thrill ride I was expecting never delivered either. This was predictable, boring and lacked any depth of ...more
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The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
The Red Garden
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Beautiful vignettes set in a small town in Massachusetts. Each character is connected to the next.
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Food and the City by Ina Yalof
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Fun read! The stories got a bit repetitive-some filler stories for sure but this book definitely opened my eyes to the people in the back...the sous chefs, the cooks, the dishwashers, the prep team. The thankless jobs they endure every day all day. G ...more
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The Pursuit of Love & Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford
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The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck
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The first 10 pages into this book my anxiety of death and dying took over like a tidal wave. This is too heavy and too close --maybe one day I can pick it back up when I'm more comfortable with the inevitable but for now I can't.
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