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The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman

Let me first say I ADORE everything I’ve read by Fredrick Backman. Everything. Even the ones like Britt-Marie Was Here which wasn’t my favorite of his, didn’t make me ugly-cry like A Man Called Ove or And Every Morning The Way … Continue reading

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Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

So, we have another winner of a book in words and pictures from Brian Selznick! As you probably know, Wonderstruck is the follow-up to Selznick’s The Invention of Hugo Cabret (which is soon to be a Martin Scorcese movie). Like … Continue reading

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Hmm, another picture novel. How do I keep ending up with these? After just one chapter, though, I was entranced. (Goodbye, Son of Neptune.) Almost instantly, I had questions: Why does the boy live in the train station and where is … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Hmmm…what to say about this book? Well, first off, it is delivered in a clever and underused format. The use of vintage photos as a framework for a story, in this case a ghosty/monster/time travel story, seems refreshing and new. However, the … Continue reading

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