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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

This story was excellent! Told from the point of view of 14 year old Arnold Spirit Jr. also known as Junior. Junior was born with Hydrocephalus, a diverseability that causes, seizures, a lisp, and Junior to be smaller in size. Because of his diverseability, Junior is often bullied, not only by other kids on the… Continue reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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Mosquitoland by David Arnold

Mosquitoland is one of the sweetest books that I have listened to. I know I say this a lot, but I really enjoyed this audiobook. Mosquitoland follows a teenage girl, Mim, as she travels by herself on a Greyhound and then later with some stray boys that she finds along her journey to be with… Continue reading Mosquitoland by David Arnold

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The Naming by Alison Croggon

The Naming is the first book in the Pellinor series by Alison Croggon. I found this story to be really enjoyable. I really liked the main characters, Maerad and Cadvan, and I like how they are written as having a relationship of teacher/student and being friends rather than a romantic couple. It's very refreshing when,… Continue reading The Naming by Alison Croggon

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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

If you're Canadian (and maybe even if you're not), you probably recognize, and maybe even have read, this well known classic that I'm featuring today. And if you haven't read it, maybe you've seen the tv or movie adaptations. Today's book is one of my favourite classics, Anne of Green Gables. Anne of Green Gables… Continue reading Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

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A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn

A Creature of Moonlight was a sweet story. It follows a young heroine, Marni, who is not only a princess and heir to a kingdom, but is also part something else (no spoilers!). So Marni must reckon with the two sides of herself and discover whether she wants to be princess and future ruler of… Continue reading A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn