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One Day by David Nicholls

Dexter and Emma meet the night of their graduation. From that point, the book becomes a snapshot of the same day (July 15) every year for twenty years. Their loves, losses, adventures and misadventures are revealed as we visit them on that day every year. This book was brilliant in so many ways. The writing […]

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In Defense of Mockingjay

Disclaimer: If you have not read Mockingjay, please know that this post contains spoilers.  You’ve been warned. ————————————————————————————————————————————— At least once per day I see someone posting on twitter or a blog about their disappointment with Mockingjay, particularly the ending.  The thing is, Mockingjay is my favorite book of the series, but I know there are […]

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Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Across The Universe Author: Beth Revis Genre: Young Adult Format: ebook Publisher: Razorbill Release Date: 1-11-11 Amy is 17 and she’s chosen to be cryogenically frozen for 300 years and placed aboard a spaceship called the Godspeed as it travels to a new planet. Along with her parents, who are essential to the colonization of […]

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The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

The Peach Keeper Author: Sarah Addison Allen Category: Fiction Publisher: Bantam Release Date: 3-22-11 It’s the dubious distinction of thirty-year-old Willa Jackson to hail from a fine old Southern family of means that met with financial ruin generations ago. The Blue Ridge Madam—built by Willa’s great-great-grandfather during Walls of Water’s heyday, and once the town’s […]

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Hourglass by Myra McEntire

Hourglass Author: Myra McEntire Genre: Young Adult Format: ebook Publisher: Egmont USA Release Date: 6-14-11 Emerson Cole sees things that aren’t really there. Since the death of her parents she has been dealing with her grief and the visions of long forgotten people and places that no one else can see. When her brother hires […]

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Wake by Lisa McMann

Janie has a lot of depressing things going on in her life. Her mother is a barely functioning alcoholic, they live in a small, economically depressed Michigan town, and she routinely gets sucked into people’s dreams. Anywhere people sleep (study hall, waiting rooms, movies) can be an energy draining look into the subconscious of others. […]

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