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The Giver

The Giver Author: Lois Lowry Rating: 🔥🔥🔥🔥 Storyline: Life in the community where Jonas lives is idyllic. designated birth-mothers produce new children, who are assigned to appropriate family units: one male, one female, to each. Citizens are assigned their partners and their jobs. No one thinks to ask […]

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My New Reading Goal!

I got an idea this morning As I finished The Giver this morning I sat thinking about the story and wondered what year it had won the Newbery Award. I thought also about some of the other children’s books I’ve really enjoyed like The Girl Who Drank The […]

The Perfect Couple

The Perfect Couple  Author: Elin Hilderbrand Rating: 🔥🔥🔥🔥 Storyline: It’s Nantucket wedding season, also known as summer– the sight of a bride racing down Main Street is as common as the sun setting at Madaket Beach. The Otis-Winbury wedding promises to be an event to remember: the groom’s […]

The Song of Achilles

Song of Achilles Author:                    Madeline Miller Rating: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Genre: Historical Fiction Storyline: Achilles, “the best of all the Greeks,” son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful—irresistible to all who […]

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