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November 13

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
rated a book liked it Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas, #1) by Zoraida Córdova (Goodreads Author)
I liked this book, but it was a bit slow in bits. Wished the relationship between the girls was more part of the story instead of an after thought. However, I was glad it was even part of the book.

November 11

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard
rated a book it was amazing Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard (Goodreads Author)
This book is so good. Pen is such an endearing and raw character. Her voice is so honest and real. I haven't been a teenager for 45 years and yet I could totally relate to what Pen is dealing with.

This book clearly shows how hurtful other kids can b
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November 05

The Samurai's Garden by Patricia Kiyono
rated a book really liked it The Samurai's Garden by Patricia Kiyono (Goodreads Author)
This book was a sweet love story.

Hanako is a widowed woman whose husband was killed by ronin after Emperor Meiji did away with the Samurai class. Her farm was mostly destroyed as well by them. While bartering food for an animal in town, Hiro, also a
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Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older
rated a book it was amazing Shadowhouse Fall (Shadowshaper, #2) by Daniel José Older (Goodreads Author)
Wow-just wow. This book, the sequel to Shadowshaper, was just as good as the first. This world of Shadowshapers is so much fun and complex- And I love how the conflicts and alliances correlate to current social issues. The writing is so creative and ...more

October 27

Loving Eleanor by Susan Wittig Albert
rated a book it was amazing Loving Eleanor by Susan Wittig Albert (Goodreads Author)
I read, and loved, Empty Without You- another book about Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok’s relationship. That was a book with their actual letters to each other with the author’s commentary on what was happening at the time when they were written ...more
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The Liberators of Willow Run by Marianne K. Martin The Liberators of Willow Run by Marianne K. Martin (Goodreads Author)
The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham
rated a book liked it The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham
Loving Eleanor by Susan Wittig Albert
rated a book it was amazing Loving Eleanor by Susan Wittig Albert (Goodreads Author)
I read, and loved, Empty Without You- another book about Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok’s relationship. That was a book with their actual letters to each other with the author’s commentary on what was happening at the time when they were written ...more

October 16

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
rated a book it was amazing Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
I love, loved this book. I felt so bereft when it was done. But at the same time felt I listened to something amazing and uplifting.

Juliet is such a fresh character. She's young, just trying to find herself and who she is but is so innocent, real, an
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