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Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

In Palo Atlo, a man deals with the fact that his wife is paralyzed from the waist down due to a rare condition called Guillian-Barre syndrome. 314 more words

Book Reviews

Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson

Addendum: Fortune Smiles was the winner of the 2015 National Book Award for fiction. Adam Johnson’s first novel, The Orphan Master’s Son, was the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize. 673 more words

Book Reviews

True Believer

True Believersecond in the Make Lemonade trilogy by Virginia Euwer Wolff, is an honest look at faith, friendship and romance as seen through the eyes of LaVaughn while she navigates high school. 21 more words

Teen/Young Adult

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Multicultural Work

Alexie, Sherman. (2009). The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. New                York, NY: Little, Brown, & Co.

ISBN: 978-0-316-01369-7

Paperback: $15.00

Recommended age: 12 years + 236 more words

YA Multicultural Work

"The Round House" - Louise Erdrich

3.45 out of 4 stars.

Interesting plot line.

In 1988 a North Dakota woman is attacked. Her name is Geraldine Coutts and she manages to get in her car after the incident and drive home. 345 more words

What I Saw and How I Lied

What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

This first-person account is both a coming-of-age story and a murder mystery, a story of first love and the harsh realization that the people you love most aren’t who you thought they were. 134 more words