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Melissa Fox
Worked at Watermark Books & Cafe
Attended Brigham Young University
Lives in Wichita, Kansas
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First Sunday Daughter Reviews: March 2015
It's March, it snowed yesterday, and the girls have been reading. since it's too cold to go outside and even TV gets boring after a while. Actually, I'm in a bit of a tussle with K's 3rd grade teacher. The teacher is down on "comic books" and has forbidden ...
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The Swallow
by Charis Cotter First sentence: "There's no place for me," Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: It's kind of confusing and a little bit creepy, though the chapters are short and to the point. It would be in the middle grade (gr...
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The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra
by Jason Fry First sentence: "Tycho Hashoone was doing his math homework when the alarms started shrieking." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's some intense moments, and a lot of off-screen deaths. And the names are pr...
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The Luck Uglies
by Paul Durham First sentence: " Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's a lot of death -- most of it off screen -- and some pretty intense moments. Throw in a lot of difficult names of places and people, and this is not fo...
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The 2014 Cybils Winners are Here!
I've had a fantastic Cybils year. I eschewed my usual round 1 reading -- which is why there's not been nearly as many reviews as usual around here -- to be the Cybils blog editor, something which I really enjoyed. I liked reading all the reviews, visiting b...
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The Forgotten Sisters
by Shannon Hale First sentence: "Miri woke to the rustle of a feather-stuffed quilt." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Others in the series: Princess Academy , Palace of Stone Release Date: February 24, 2015 Review copy snagged from ...
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February 2015 Round up
It snowed yesterday, which is why this post didn't go up. That, and it was a super busy month for me between work and getting the Cybils blog set for the summer, which means blogging got pushed to the bottom of the pile. I do miss blogging, and being able t...
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The Castle Behind Thorns
by Merrie Haskell First sentence: "Sand woke, curled in the ashes of a great fireplace." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's death and betrayal and politics, and lots of funny French names, so maybe it's not for the mos...
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Nuts To You
by Lynne Rae Perkins First sentence: "One mild day in early November, I took my lunch down to the waterwheel park." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There are short chapters, lots of illustrations, and it's pretty basic voca...
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Boys of Blur
by N. D. Wilson First sentence: "When the sugarcane's burning and the rabbits are running, look for the boys who are quicker than flame." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There are some intense moments, some violence, and so...
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The Slanted Worlds
by Catherine Fisher First sentence: "The Bomb fell in a split second of silence." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Others in the series: Obsidian Mirror Content: There's some violence and (much like the first one) this takes some eff...
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I Was Here
by Gayle Forman First sentence: "The day after Meg died, I received this letter:" Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy pilfered from the Penguin rep pile. Content: There is drinking, illusions to pot smoking, language, and so...
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    1994
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