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The Mark of Athena

The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan is a part of a series of books about a demigod named Percy …

Posted by linda in Young Adult Lit, Fantasy, Adventure, Friendship, Mythology on Thursday March 16
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Revolution

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly  is a young adult book about a girl named Andi who is a senior …

Posted by linda in Historical Fiction, Young Adult Lit, Family, Time Travel on Thursday March 16
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Hatchet

Hatchet is an inspiring story about a city boy visiting his father, but cut off by being stranded in…

Posted by linda in Young Adult Lit, Family, Coming of Age, Adventure on Wednesday March 15
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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake is a very fascinating book. People should definitely read it. It's an insightful and …

Posted by linda in Literary Fiction, Family, World Cultures on Wednesday March 15
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Kennedy's Last Days

Bill O'Reilly's book describes the life of President John F. Kennedy while in office. President …

Posted by linda in Non-fiction, History, Politics on Wednesday March 15
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X: a novel by Ilyasah Shabazz

X: A Novel is a compelling book that delivers insight into the life of Malcolm X before he became a …

Posted by linda in Historical Fiction, Social Issues, Relationships on Wednesday March 15
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Life of Pi

Life of Pi by Yann Martel is a must read for people of all ages, it a mesmerizing book full of …

Posted by linda in Social Issues, Relationships, World Cultures on Wednesday March 15
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird is about a 6-year-old girl named Scout Finch. Scout lives in Maycomb, Alabama.…

Posted by linda in Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Social Issues, Family on Wednesday March 15
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Game Seven by Paul Volponi

Game Seven by Paul Volponi is about a boy whose father was a famous baseball player in Cuba. But one…

Posted by linda in Young Adult Lit, Family, Sports, World Cultures on Wednesday March 15
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Me Before You

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is about Will Traynor,  who gets paralyzed after being hit by …

Posted by linda in Social Issues, Love and Romance, Relationships on Wednesday March 15
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