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Melissa Fox
Worked at Watermark Books & Cafe
Attended Brigham Young University
Lives in Wichita, Kansas
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To Catch a Cheat
by Varian Johnson First sentence: "Jackson Greene placed his pen on his desk, loosened his red tie, then flipped the page on his American History exam." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy provided by publisher. Release date...
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The Nest
by Kenneth Oppel First sentence: "The first time I saw them, I thought they were angels." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there! Content: It's sad and a bit odd, but there's nothing, content-wise or language-level, that would kick it out of...
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Shadows of Sherwood
by Kekla Magoon First sentence: "The sign on the fence said BEWARE OF DOGS." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's some violence, but it's mild, as well as some intense action. I would say the reading level is 5th grade a...
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Not if I See You First
by Eric Lindstrom First sentence: "My alarm buzzes and I slap it off and tap the speech button at the same time." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy provided by the publisher. Release date: December 1, 2015 Content: There's...
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The Girl Who Could Not Dream
by Sarah Beth Durst First line: "Sophie had only ever stolen one dream." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy pilfered from the ARC shelves at my place of employment. Content: There's some mild scary moments, but the language...
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Audio book: Big Magic
Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert Read by the author. Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There are a few f-bombs (around fourish, if I remember right) and other mild swearing. It's in the Creative Non-Fiction se...
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The Memory of Light
by Francisco X. Stork First sentence: "Nana, I tried to write you in Spanish by my Espanol no es muy bueno en este momento." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Release date: January 26, 2016 Review copy provided by the publisher. Conte...
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A Curious Tale of the In-Between
by Lauren DeStefano First sentence: "Pram died just before she was born." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy provided by the publisher. Content: There's some slight romance and a few scary moments. It's in the middle grade ...
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Firebrand
by Aaron Barnhart First sentence: "The boy with the long black hair pushed his way through the shouting, jostling mass of students." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's some fighting and battle scenes, but the language ...
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You finished! I agree: necessary, but not an easy read.
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars A letter unlike an other I've ever read. A letter of pain, of fear, of anger, of self preservation, of senseless death, of inequality...of an America I see ...
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The Hollow Boy
by Jonathan Stroud First sentence: "I think it was only at the very end of the Lavender Lodge job, when we were fighting for our lives in that unholy guesthouse, that I glimpsed Lockwood & Co. working together perfectly for the first time." Support your loc...
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Prayers for Sale
by Sandra Dallas First sentence: "The old woman peered past the red geraniums in her deep front window at the figure lingering in the moon-white snow at the gate." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's some harsh violence...
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