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Melissa Fox
Worked at Watermark Books & Cafe
Attended Brigham Young University
Lives in Wichita, Kansas
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
by Ransom Riggs First sentence: "I had just come to accept that my life would be ordinary when extraordinary things began to happen." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's a few swear words and general creepiness. It's in...
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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate
by Jaqueline Kelly First sentence: "To my great astonishment, I saw my first snowfall on New Year's Day of 1900." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there! Review copy snagged off the ARC shelves at my place of employment. Content: It's a bit ...
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The Heart of Betrayal
by Mary E. Pearson First sentence: " Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy snagged off the ARC shelves at my place of employment. Release date: July 7, 2015 Others in the series: The Kiss of Deception Content: There's violence...
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Kissing in America
by Margo Rabb First sentence: "According to my mother, my first kiss happened on a Saturday in July." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy pilfered off the ARC shelves at my place of employment. Content: There's a few mild sw...
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48 Hour Book Challenge Finish Line
So, this year was a bust. I kind of knew it would be: Hubby was gone and I was single-parenting, which means I don't sleep well and the girls demand more of my attention. (I thought at ages 15, 11, and 9 it would be better. It's the 9-year-old that still ne...
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Spelled
by Betsy Schow First sentence: " Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there! Review copy picked up at CI3 and signed by the author, who was a delightful person to talk to. Content: Language-wise, it's probably more advanced than the younger midd...
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First Sunday Daughter Reviews
I know kids are supposed to be reading in the summer. And we even signed them up for the summer reading program, and I put it on their list of chores every morning. But these girls here at home are not readers this summer. I don't know what I can do about t...
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June 2015 Wrap Up
Ah, summer! I love you. (I really do.) Swimming, flowers growing, ice cream and watermelon, never having to worry about being cold... And less time to read, but that's really okay. My favorite for the month? Interestingly enough, it's an adult book. That so...
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As You Wish
Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden read by Cary Elwes (with other actors/directors/etc. reading their contributions) Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Content: There's nothing "obje...
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The Wrath and the Dawn
by Renee Ahdieh First sentence: "It would not be a welcome dawn." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy supplied by the publisher rep. Content: There is some (implied) sex and there's some violence, but it's mostly appropriate...
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Enchanted Air
by Margarita Engle First sentence: "When my parents met, it was love at first sight." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there! Content: It talks indirectly about drugs, sex, and teen pregnancy, as well as the violence of war, but it doesn't d...
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The Truth Commission
by Susan Juby First sentence: "First let me say that this will not be an easy tale to tell, so I'll warm up with an author's note." Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there ! Review copy pilfered off the ARC shelves at my place of employment. ...
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