Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick – 5 Star Review


Read: July 12, 2017

“I’m trying to let him know what I’m about to do.
I’m hoping he can save me, even though I realize he can’t.”
― Matthew Quick, Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare – 5 Star Review


Read: July 5, 2017

“Tis a strange thing, that the only friends I have I found in the same way, lying flat in the meadows, crying as if their hearts would break.”
― Elizabeth George Speare, The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge – 5 Star Review


Read: June 24, 2017

We’re all made of stardust. And when I look up at the night sky — into the heavens — Mum will always be there.
The Many Worlds of Albie Bright, Christopher Edge

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Furthermore (Furthermore #1) by Tahereh Mafi – 5 Star Review


Read: May 29, 2017

“Alice was an odd girl, even for Ferenwood, where the sun occasionally rained and the colors were brighter than usual and magic was as common as a frowning parent.”

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Scythe (Sctyhe #1) by Neal Shusterman – 4 Star Review


Read: May 26, 2017

 The Scythe Commandments:
1. Thou shalt kill.
2. Thou shalt kill with no bias, bigotry, or malice aforethought.
3. Thou shalt grant an annum of immunity to the beloved of those who accept your coming, and to anyone else you deem worthy.
4. Thou shalt kill the beloved of those who resist.
5. Thou shalt serve humanity for the full span of thy days, and thy family shall have immunity as recompense for as long as you live.
6. Thou shalt lead an exemplary life in word and deed, and keep a journal of each and every day.
7. Thou shalt kill no scythe beyond thyself.
8. Thou shalt claim no earthly possessions, save thy robes, ring, and journal.
9. Thou shalt have neither spouse nor spawn.
10. Thou shalt be beholden to no laws beyond these.

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UnDivided (Unwind, #4) by Neal Shusterman 5 Star Review

Read: February 3, 2017

“Facts never prevent the ignorant from jerking their knees into the groin of science.”
― Neal Shusterman, UnDivided

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