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Emma and Tu Anh are reading...

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders  by Daniel Defoe

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, commonly known as Moll Flanders, is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in 1722. Moll...
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June Vail is reading...

The Anthologist  by Nicholson Baker

The narrator of this novel, a likeable poet named Paul Chowder, recounts his struggles to write the Introductory essay to a poetry anthology, Only Rhyme. He’s...
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Lidey Heuck is reading...

Gone With the Wind  by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind is not one of those books you forget about after you finish. It charms you with its sentimental depiction of the antebellum South and...
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Pat Myshrall is reading...

Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library  by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a pet that came from nowhere and ended up being loved by the whole world? Dewey is a heartwarming story...
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Conor Walsh is reading...

Opening Atlantis  by Harry Turtledove

Have you ever wondered what if? What would our world be like if the Trojans had never accepted that wooden horse? Or what if President Lincoln was...
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Jim Adolf is reading...

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective and a World of Literary Obsession  by Allison Hoover Bartlett

True Crime has always been a guilty pleasure of mine – maybe it’s the lawyer in me. Generally not the violent stuff (although Truman Capote’s classic...
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