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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

★★★★★ If someone asks you how you are, you are meant to say FINE. You are not meant to say that you cried yourself to sleep last night because you hadn't spoken to another person for two consecutive days. FINE is what you say. Ohhh, I could not wish for a more perfect book. Eleanor… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

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Five Sisters by Stephanie Campisi & Mădălina Andronic (illustrator)

★★★★★ The woods had grown up around them thoughtful and wise, but the family they desperately wanted had not. A husband and wife couple spent their entire lives caring for their forest. They desperately wished for a child but nothing they did make a difference. One night, the husband - desperate - made a plea to the forest.… Continue reading Five Sisters by Stephanie Campisi & Mădălina Andronic (illustrator)

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Goddess Power: A Kids’ Book of Greek and Roman Mythology: 10 Empowering Tales of Legendary Women – Yung In Chae PhD

★★★★★ I ended up adoring this one! I had so much fun reading about the Goddesses and the pictures were absolutely STUNNING! Gaia She was the true beginning of all things. Gaia was the first - and from her sparked so much life. She had many children - though her husband was not always pleased… Continue reading Goddess Power: A Kids’ Book of Greek and Roman Mythology: 10 Empowering Tales of Legendary Women – Yung In Chae PhD

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His Name Was Zach – Peter Martuneac

★★★★ He froze in place and cocked his good ear towards her... Two years ago the unthinkable happened - the world collapsed and what's left of it quickly became overrun with zombies. Wasn’t this one of those things that always happened to ‘somebody else’? Sergeant Zach Davidson always knew he would survive - he has had plenty… Continue reading His Name Was Zach – Peter Martuneac

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Innocent – Anna Widzisz

★★★ ½ There was a girl sitting alone, her legs hugged to her chest. Lynette Selvaggio is just your average everyday girl...oh except for she's a mafia princess. The problem with those rumors was that they were one hundred percent, absolutely true. But with that position comes many, many restrictions. Her father demands complete and utter obedience -… Continue reading Innocent – Anna Widzisz

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The Humiliations of Pipi McGee – Beth Vrabel

★★★ ½ "What could go wrong?" "Don't you say that. Don't you ever say that to me." Pipi McGee has had a rather...miserable...time of elementary and middle school so far. Every year, you start off like an innocent little lamb thinking this time, everything's going to be so new and grand. Every year, I've got… Continue reading The Humiliations of Pipi McGee – Beth Vrabel

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Moonstruck – Heather Young-Nichols , read by Amanda Abeillan

★★ The world spun around me. Elizabeth Davis, only daughter of Henry Davis, spent her entire life under his thumb. And she played her part well - yes sir, no sir, whatever you'd like sir. It was enough to keep her head down and her wits about her - she just had to survive.. Though much… Continue reading Moonstruck – Heather Young-Nichols , read by Amanda Abeillan

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The Fascinating Animal Book For Kids: 500 Wild Facts – Ginjer L. Clarke

★★★★ The MARINE IGUANA is the only lizard that lives its whole life underwater. Animals, animals and more animals! If you are a curious kid (or adult, cause, let's be real, animal books are for kids of all ages), then this book is for you. It is chock-full of absolutely wild facts. The smallest bat - and mammal - in the world… Continue reading The Fascinating Animal Book For Kids: 500 Wild Facts – Ginjer L. Clarke

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Bonjour! Let’s Learn French: Visit New Places and Make New Friends – Judy Martialay

★★★★ ½ Discovering the differences and similarities among people is part of the fun of traveling to another country. Pete the Pilot is ready for his next adventure and he is taking YOU along with him! Destination? France! We are ready to take off. Fasten your seat belts. Here are some important words that you can learn while… Continue reading Bonjour! Let’s Learn French: Visit New Places and Make New Friends – Judy Martialay

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Naming the Hangman – Eric Plume

★★★★★ The phone always rings at the wrong time. Seattle PI Amber Eckart has finally had a bit of luck when it comes to her business....but that's quickly running out. She needs more clients to maintain her agency, but needs more people to handle those clients...but to get those people she needs money, hence more… Continue reading Naming the Hangman – Eric Plume