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The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
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This book was lyrical and poetic in parts, sometimes poignant, sometimes adventurous. Several times I sent quotes to friends that were particularly compelling. I like a book that includes a pep talk for living one's own life more fully. I like a book ...more
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Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters
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Lovely.
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
" I’ll read this with you! I’ve started it several times. "
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This Train Is Being Held by Ismée Amiel Williams
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Quality issues-based and realistic teen romance.
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Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey
Upright Women Wanted
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I’ve been a public librarian in Topeka, Kansas since 2001 and I am passionate about serving my community but @gaileyfrey’s Upright Women Wanted is the alternate history adventurous love letter to my life choices I didn’t realize I needed. Thank you.


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Ken Ludwig's Baskerville by Ken Ludwig
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I read the play aloud with my kids in preparation for seeing it produced at our community theatre. Delightful!
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Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey
Upright Women Wanted
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I’ve been a public librarian in Topeka, Kansas since 2001 and I am passionate about serving my community but @gaileyfrey’s Upright Women Wanted is the alternate history adventurous love letter to my life choices I didn’t realize I needed. Thank you.


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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
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August by Tracy Letts
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Great dialogue and portrayals of dysfunctional family life.
I dreaded reading it because of my own grief struggles but I enjoyed it and the film adaptation also. For my Classics Made Modern book group.
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Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb, #1)
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As funny and scary and weird and amazing and touching and quirky and page-turning and poetic as every says it will be. And more.
I read the first third slowly over months and the last 2/3 in a two day binge and I am wrecked with emotions. It was all
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“Every community has a need that is cannot meet in itself. The more they say they do not need us, the harder we must try to become what they need most.”
Charlie Jane Anders, The City in the Middle of the Night

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