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Ship It by Britta Lundin
Ship It
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I really liked some aspects of this and was thoroughly annoyed by others. Landed at meh. 2.5
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The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois
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How did I miss this book as a child? It would have been right up my alley. The ballooning adventure of Professor William Waterman Sherman and his landing on Krakatoa is a story told with an engaging mix of details both fantastical and mundane. A vari ...more
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Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments by Brenda Smith Myles
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Genesis Hansen and 98 other people liked Corinne's review of On the Edge of Gone:
On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis
"Some quick details people have been curious about:

Yes, the whole thing is set in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Nothing like destroying your hometown in a book.

Yes, there's a generation ship, but no, the book is not set in space. The generation ship..." Read more of this review »
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The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill
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This is a fun and unusual book that holds up quite well. There’s no protagonist - it’s written as a “history” of a standoff between truck drivers and pushcart operators. Although the fictional war takes place well in the future of the time it was wri ...more
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The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
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I can’t completely define my feelings about this book because it is obviously meant to be the first in a series and a lot is still unresolved at the end. It was enjoyable and interesting enough to keep me reading, but I had a few frustrations with th ...more
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The Real Experts by Michelle   Sutton
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Incredibly helpful collection of essays written by autistic adults. I wish I had known about this book when my son was first diagnosed - it would have prevented some mistakes and helped me be a better and more supportive parent. I will definitely be ...more
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The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1 by Ryan North
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Just plain fun. Squirrel Girl is a kick-ass and emotionally intelligent superhero - delightful.
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Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente
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The writing is gorgeous and rich - a feast as sumptuous and strange as some described in the novel. But I never connected with the characters or felt invested in what happened to them. It might have helped if I had some familiarity with the folktales ...more
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