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Laurie Jensen
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Book 76: The Impossible lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer
Greta Wells lives in 1985 and is having a terrible time dealing with the death of her win brother.  She undergoes a treatment to help with her depression and finds herself cycling through the lives of other Gretas in other times.  There is the 1918 version ...

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Book 75: Zebra Forest by Adina Rishe Gewirtz
I selected this book for a Mother-Daughter book club selection.  I think it is a good book for such a read. Zebra Forest is about a sister and brother who know next to nothing about their parents.  They only know that Mom abandoned them and that Dad was dea...

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Abandoned Book 6: MWF seeking BFF.......By Rachel Bertsche
I was super excited to read this one.  A story about a girl who moves to a new town and is on a mission to find new friends.  This book is more of a memoir than fiction.  I got about half way through and realized the book was getting into a pattern and that...

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Book 74: The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig
After having such a bang up start in the beginning of the year on the amount I reading, I seem to have hit a lull.  I would start books, and not finish them, but decided that eventually I will go back to them.  I just didn't seem to be able to get into meat...

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Book 72: The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Green
The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Green is a story of a man who is born in the body of an old man and ages backwards towards his infancy and death.  Ok, I am sure I cannot hide that fact that this book is similar in concept to Benjamin Button.  A...

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Book 71: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, a Newbury Award winner,  is a book written by a Chinese American and honors the Chinese fable style of story telling.  It is a tale of a young girl who sets off on a journey to lessen the hardships of her parents.  On the ...

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Book 69: The Buried Giant by Kazou Ishiguro
What fortunate timing I had in discovering Ishiguro when I did.  After falling in love with his writing I soon discovered his latest book was soon to be available.  It has been 10 years since he published his last book Never Let Me Go (the start of it all f...

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Book 70: Us by David Nicholls
"Us" is the story of a man who suddenly finds himself in a failing marriage.  He was not aware that it was failing and suddenly finds himself trying to figure out what went wrong.  Not only does his wife want to leave, his only son leaves in the fall for co...
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