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The Foxy Bibliophile - June 2017

Two relatively new releases in fiction include a novel by Dogs of Babel author Carolyn Parkhurst and a debut novel by a promising new talent, Britt Bennett. 923 more words

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Harmony - cults, autism and family life in one intriguing novel by Carolyn Parkhurst


When Tilly is kicked out of school and deemed to be on the autistic spectrum, her mother Alexandra is at the end of herself; and hearing of Camp Harmony and it’s engaging pioneer seems to be the answer that she has been looking for. 471 more words

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Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

Summary from Goodreads:

How far will a mother go to save her family? The Hammond family is living in DC, where everything seems to be going just fine, until it becomes clear that the oldest daughter, Tilly, is developing abnormally–a mix of off-the-charts genius and social incompetence. 335 more words

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Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst ~ #Fiction #Book #Review

This book is written by the author of the Dogs of Babel, and while it’s no masterpiece (it’s kind of an odd nut), it is a thought provoking glimpse into a family with a child on the autism spectrum, and the lengths they’ll go through to help their child in any way that they can. 52 more words

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Read in February: 8 down, 42 to go!

My goal this year is to read 50 books (almost 1 per week!) and the only stipulation is they need to be new books, not ones I’ve read before. 1,245 more words

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The Monday Musts #1

Hey guys, today I’m joining this Monday Musts originally created by Lovin Los Libros.
On Monday Musts, I’ll share with you some books I think are so good that you must read, some TV series I’m obsessed with that you must watch, and some songs I’m addicted to that you must listen. 440 more words

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HARMONY

HARMONY: A NOVEL by Carolyn Parkhurst left me with a chilling spine tickle. It’s the story of a suburban  family with two tween daughters. Tilly, the older one, has a brilliant mind and close to zero social intelligence. 250 more words