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The Good Luck of Right Now

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ISBN: 9780062285614
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 10th, 2015

Bartholomew Neil’s perspective of the world absorbs tragedy and emits comedy. His lovable naivete gives him -- and you as a reader -- resilience. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


New Life, No Instructions

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ISBN: 9780812981872
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 3rd, 2015

Caldwell is a strong single woman raising a big dog when she discovers that she needs to have debilitating hip replacement surgery. Her physical transformation gives her time for reflection, which begets a deeper understanding of her circle of friends, and her own abilities as an ever-evolving human. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Goat Mountain

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ISBN: 9780062121103
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 14th, 2014

Three generations embark on a hunting trip that takes a "Lord of the Flies" turn. Each man must weigh his moral compass against his familial loyalty. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


What I Saw And How I Lied

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ISBN: 9780439903486
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 2010

Evie believes that her stepfather, Joe, is a noble war hero and her mother, Bev, is a virtuous saleswoman. After Joe whisks them away on a vacation to Florida, Evie learns that her parents have dark secrets. Evie is torn between listening to her conscience, which tells her to share their secrets with the law, or her heart, which contains deep love for her parents. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Elsewhere

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Elsewhere: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312367466
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Published: Square Fish - May 15th, 2007

This touching tale of life-after-death is the perfect companion for couch time during a school vacation. Liz is tragically torn from her life on earth and taken to "Elsewhere," a land described as a parallel universe similar to the roots below trees. "There's the tree with the branches that everyone sees, and then there's the upside-down root tree, growing the opposite way. So Earth is the branches, growing in opposing but perfect symmetry." Elsewhere, is the upside-down root tree. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


If You Could Be Mine

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ISBN: 9781616204556
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

Iran is not a place that accepts two girls falling in love. When Nasrin’s parents arrange for her marriage, her best friend Sahar contemplates becoming a man so they can be together. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


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