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Thursday 9 August 2018

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Challenge is part of every relationship. You start out with the best of intentions, you try with everything you have, and sometimes things just don't work. Grief and heartache are always part of the resulting equation. Now take that and multiply it by fear and a fallible justice system.

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Thursday 2 August 2018

The Divine Dungeon Series by Dakota Krout

There are always at least two sides to every story. Dungeon Diving, it turns out, is no exception.

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Wednesday 18 July 2018

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood

"It's a feeling," she said. "I don't know how to put it, exactly. It's a feeling that my world could collapse. Just fall down all around me. Sort of like the cartoon character who's run out over the cliff and his legs are still pumping, but he's only standing on air and he's about to fall a long, long way down. Don't know how I've done as much as I have, and I don't know how long I can keep it up. I ascribe my success to the grace of God, but I'm still left with this feeling that it could all be taken away."

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Tuesday 22 May 2018

The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber

Everyone is the main character of their own story. The villain rarely realizes they're the villain. And sometimes the story ends before it's done.

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Friday 27 April 2018

Olio by Tyehimba Jess

"I could see we were like two leaves being blown all over the place in that storm, that cyclone that had thrown him all the way over to where he was, and that had set me down nice and easy into this house you're sitting in right here." ~ Interview with John William "Blind" Boone

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Tuesday 17 April 2018

The Deed of Paksenarrion by Elizabeth Moon

Even the tallest, brightest, boldest tree is fed by the deep darkness of the earth.

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Wednesday 11 April 2018

The Hate U Give by Angela Thomas

"The Hate U Gave Little Infants Fucks Everybody. Meaning… what you feed us, as seeds, grows and blows up in your face. That's THUG LIFE." ~Tupac

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Wednesday 4 April 2018

Whereas by Layli Long Soldier

"I tire

Of engaging in numerous conflicts, tire of the word both"

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline L'Engle

Imagine, if you will, a choice. Imagine the opportunity to chose between two worlds.

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Tuesday 13 March 2018

Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson

Oathbringer is book three of The Stormlight Archive. Like it's predecessors, it's a tome, filled with detailed world-building and characters whose strengths and flaws come alive on the page. This time, the themes were Justice and Identity.

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