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WRECKED – by Maria Padian

MEDIUM: eBook MY RATING: 4/5 GOODREADS: 3.98/5 Hardcover, 368 pages Published: October 4, 2016 by Algonquin Young Readers Haley and Jenny are roommates at MacCallum College. The two have basically nothing in common and do not run with the same crowd. Haley is a star athlete who has just gotten a “career ending injury”, and… Continue reading WRECKED – by Maria Padian

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BABY BEAR’S NOT HIBERNATING – By Lynn Plourde

MEDIUM: eBook MY RATING: 4/5 GOODREADS: 4.04/5 Hardcover, 40 pages Published: October 10, 2016 by Down East Books Written by Lynn Plourde Illustrated by Teri Weidner So first of all, I must tell you about my hatred of black bears. Once, years ago while hiking in the Great Smokey Mountains outside Gatlinburg, Tennessee, my husband and… Continue reading BABY BEAR’S NOT HIBERNATING – By Lynn Plourde

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NARWHAL: UNICORN OF THE SEA – By Ben Clanton

MEDIUM: eBook MY RATING: 5/5 GOODREADS: 4.28/5 Paperback, 64 pages Published: October 4, 2016 by Tundra Books This book was amazing. Not only will I be purchasing a few of these for Christmas gifts this year, I will probably have to buy myself a copy to read to my future grandchildren. First and foremost, the fact… Continue reading NARWHAL: UNICORN OF THE SEA – By Ben Clanton

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER: A BOOK OF IDIOMS AND SILLY PICTURES – by Vanita Öelschlager

MEDIUM: eBook MY RATING: 3.25/5 GOODREADS: 3.89/5 Hardcover, 32 pages Published: April 1, 2009 by Vanita Books Written by Vanita Öelschlager Illustrated by Robin Hegan In this cute illustrated book, Vanita Öelschlager teaches children about idioms. Each phrase is depicted in a picture, and the reader is to guess which idiom is being portrayed. At… Continue reading BIRDS OF A FEATHER: A BOOK OF IDIOMS AND SILLY PICTURES – by Vanita Öelschlager

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SMALL GREAT THINGS – By Jodi Picoult

MEDIUM: eBook MY RATING: 4/5 GOODREADS: 4.38/5 Hardcover, 480 pages Published: October 11, 2016 by Ballantine Books It just goes to show you, every baby is born beautiful. It’s what we project on them that makes them ugly. -Jodi Picoult Ruth Jefferson is an African American labor and delivery nurse with twenty years of experience under… Continue reading SMALL GREAT THINGS – By Jodi Picoult

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THE HEART OF HENRY QUANTUM – by Pepper Harding

MEDIUM: eBook MY RATING: 2.5/5 GOODREADS: 3.12/5 Hardcover, 288 pages Published: October 4, 2016 by Gallery Books Umm… what did I just read?? Seriously. What was that even about? I’m not sure I can adequately put into words a blurb about this book, so I’m going to break a rule of mine and post the… Continue reading THE HEART OF HENRY QUANTUM – by Pepper Harding

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LOOK AGAIN – by Lisa Scottoline

MEDIUM: Audiobook Read by Mary Stuart Masterson MY RATING: 2.5/5 GOODREADS: 3.84/5 Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins Published: April 14, 2009 by Macmillan Audio Hardcover, 337 pages Published: April 14, 2009 by St. Martin’s Press Journalist Ellen Gleeson receives a “Have You Seen Me?” postcard in the mail and just before tossing it in… Continue reading LOOK AGAIN – by Lisa Scottoline

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EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU – by Celeste Ng

MEDIUM: Audiobook Read by Cassandra Campbell MY RATING: 3/5 GOODREADS: 3.76/5 Length: 10 hrs and 1 min Published: June 26, 2014 by Blackstone Audio, Inc. Hardcover, 304 pages Published: June 26, 2014 by Penguin Press Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet. Quite an opening, right? This novel is set in the 1970… Continue reading EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU – by Celeste Ng