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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812974492
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Published: Random House Trade - July 29th, 2014

If you enjoy reading non-fiction that reads like fiction then this is the book for you.  It is the very inspiring story of Louis Zamperini.  Read it and then see the movie.  You won't regret it!

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Maddie Lounging on Things Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419726750
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 12th, 2017

Try not to smile and laugh as you page through this book.  Page 48 is my favorite!  This book will make a great gift for dog lovers or for yourself.  Take it out whenever you are in need of some uplifting.

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ISBN: 9780525573296
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - May 22nd, 2018

This is a thriller with heart.  It was very interesting to read a story partially set in North Korea.  The first part of the book reminded me of the TV show "Alias" and then I was just hooked.

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ISBN: 9780345314253
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Published: Del Rey Books - September 5th, 2000

My brother gave me this book when I was in high school and I've been hooked on epic fantasy tales ever since.  Go along with Shea Ohmsford and his brother Flick as they try to save the races.  I just love immersing myself in this world.

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The Coincidence of Coconut Cake Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501100710
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Published: Gallery Books - July 21st, 2015

This is my favorite Amy Reichert book, although just picking one is difficult.  If you enjoy reading a book with witty characters, good food and a bit of romance then check this one out.  Also as a bonus this book is set in Milwaukee so you may recognize many of the places mentioned. 

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Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399161933
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 3rd, 2018

I fell in love with Reenie Kelly, her family and most especially with Mr. Marsworth.  Their story is told through a series of letters between Reenie(an eleven year old newspaper delivery girl) and Mr. Marsworth(a recluse).  Set during the Vietnam war era, you will learn about and ponder this important time in history.

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Warcross Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399547973
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Published: Speak - June 26th, 2018

Marie Lu's books are just so good!  This is a fast moving sci-fi thriller that will just suck you in.  Be prepared to stay up late reading about hacker Emika Chen and the world of Warcross.

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The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Book) (Little Golden Book) Cover Image
By Jon Stone, Michael Smollin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780307010858
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Published: Golden Books - May 13th, 2003

This is one of my absolute favorite books to read out loud.  It is so much fun!  Try it out with the little ones in your life.