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So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
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Clearly, I'm late to this party, but sadly, it's still as important a read as when it came out. But my favorite part was a chapter I didn't even know about. Read on.

I like Jon Ronson because he investigates, analyzes, is funny, but doesn't come off l
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Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
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Costalegre by Courtney Maum
Costalegre
by Courtney Maum (Goodreads Author)
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This slim novel is inspired by Peggy and Pegeen Guggenheim. Which might have been part of the reason I didn't like it much - I LOVE PEGGY and either do Peggy or don't do Peggy.

It felt too fractured and episodic and more like a sketch than a fully rea
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Costalegre by Courtney Maum
Costalegre
by Courtney Maum (Goodreads Author)
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This slim novel is inspired by Peggy and Pegeen Guggenheim. Which might have been part of the reason I didn't like it much - I LOVE PEGGY and either do Peggy or don't do Peggy.

It felt too fractured and episodic and more like a sketch than a fully rea
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Costalegre by Courtney Maum
"I picked this one up as a Blind Date with a book at my local bookstore. The description sounded interesting but I found myself having to really concentrate when reading this book. It felt very fragmented and I really felt there wasn’t really a sto..." Read more of this review »
Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
"I didn't exactly love this book, but boy, did I respect it! It requires a second reading to fully appreciate, however. Like Julian Barnes' novel, 'A Sense of an Ending' the second you finish it, you need to go back to truly see the path you've tra..." Read more of this review »
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The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
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The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
" That Book Buzz worked!! :-) "
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The Library Book by Susan Orlean
The Library Book
by Susan Orlean (Goodreads Author)
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As a librarian, I found this :

Sometimes like reading a professional journal
Sometimes like reading a newspaper article
Sometimes like listening to cocktail party chitchat
Sometimes hearing a person talk about someone I know and nailing it.
Sometimes like
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On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
On the Come Up
by Angie Thomas (Goodreads Author)
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Bri and her family feel very real, and her desire to do the right thing and also make money rang true (throwback to Sharon Flake's Money Hungry). A bit long, but I doubt the target audience will mind.
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Roger Sutton
“if you want to convince children of the power of books, don’t tell them stories are good. Tell them a good story.”
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“Like all really strong-minded women, on whom everybody flops, she adored being bossed about. It was so restful.”
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Libba Bray
“Nobody Wants to be themselves. That's why there's tv. -Ephigenia,”
Libba Bray, Going Bovine

Toby Barlow
“The bullet we're running from is almost never the one that hits us.”
Toby Barlow, Sharp Teeth

Ayn Rand
“He was described as the literary leader of the age, but had never written a book that sold more than three thousand copies.”
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32 countries have qualified for the 2014 World Cup, to be held in Brazil in June and July. What better way to prepare than reading books from and abou ...more
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