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Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book: The Book Thief
Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: Black Swan
Release date: 2006
Page count: 584
Genres: Historical Fiction

This is the tale of the book thief, as narrated by Death.

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Review: The Year of the Rat - Clare Furniss.

Pearl’s life is turned upside down when her pregnant mother dies, and she has to live with a constant reminder: her little sister, Rose, or ‘The Rat’ as she’s less fondly known. 221 more words

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Review: Marionette - T.B. Markinson.

Seventeen year old Paige is found by her girlfriend, with wrists slit, in a failed suicide attempt. She wants to control her life, not rehash it through therapy – a key source of pain being blamed for a family tragedy as a child, when it was her twin sister Abbie, who kept quiet and let her suffer. 187 more words

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Margaret Dashwood’s Diary: Sense and Sensibility Mysteries, Book One, by Anna Elliott – A Review

From the desk of Lisa Galek:

Margaret Dashwood is only rarely mentioned in Sense and Sensibility. She starts the story as a girl of thirteen who loses her father and her home and then sits back to watch her two older sisters fall in love and get married. 905 more words

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Challenge: Accepted

A friend of mine brought of the book “House of Leaves” by Mark Danielewski. She said she doesn’t know anyone who has finished this book, including herself. 142 more words

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Review: Look Who's Back - Timur Vermes.

It’s Summer 2011 in Berlin. It’s a normal day: Adolf Hitler wakes up, having lost the last few decades somehow. Look Who’s Back begins with people taking his impeccable look as him being a dedicated lookalike unwilling to break character, but then – of course – he goes viral. 286 more words

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Review: A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain - Adrianne Harun.

In isolated British Columbia, girls, mostly native, are vanishing from the sides of a notorious highway. Leo Kreutzer and his four friends are barely touched by these disappearances—until a series of mysterious and troublesome outsiders come to town. 288 more words

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