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List created by Amy T. (amistad) - on May 13, 2018
List Votes: 1 Books: 15 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 0 List Type: Closed

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Hannah's Dream by Diane Hammond
An elephant never forgets . . . but can she dream? For forty-one years, Samson Brown has been caring for Hannah, the lone elephant at the down-at-the-heels Max L. Biedelman Zoo. Having vowed not to retire until an equally loving and devoted caretaker is found to replace him, Sam rejoices...  more


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Following Atticus: Forty-eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Frien...
Following Atticus is the remarkable true story of a man and a dog embarking on the challenge of a lifetime. This is author Tom Ryan?s inspiring tale of how he and his miniature schnauzer companion, the ?Little Buddha? Atticus M. Finch, attempted to scale all forty-eight of New Hampshire?s four...  more


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Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone: A Novel by Phaedra Patrick
Phaedra Patrick's debut novel, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, was hailed as "poignant" and "utterly endearing." Now she returns with Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone, a gem of a novel about family, forgiveness and one man's second chance at happiness. Moonstone for empathy. Azurite for...  more


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Mary Coin: A Novel by Marisa Silver
Bestselling author Marisa Silver takes Dorothea Lange?s Migrant Mother photograph as inspiration for a story of two women—one famous and one forgotten—and their remarkable chance encounter.   In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of the road in central California is spontaneously...  more


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Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
The Bigtree alligator-wrestling dynasty is in decline, and Swamplandia!, their island home and gator-wrestling theme park, formerly #1 in the region, is swiftly being encroached upon by a fearsome and sophisticated competitor called the World of Darkness. Ava's mother, the park's...  more


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Narrow Dog to Carcassonne by Terry Darlington
"We could bore ourselves to death, drink ourselves to death, or have a bit of an adventure..." It was absurd. It was foolhardy. And it was glorious. When they retired, Terry Darlington and his somewhat saner wife Monica—together with their dog, a whippet named Jim—chucked their...  more


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Island of Lost Girls by Jennifer McMahon
While parked at a gas station, Rhonda sees something so incongruously surreal that at first she hardly recognizes it as a crime in progress. She watches, unmoving, as someone dressed in a rabbit costume kidnaps a young girl. Devastated over having done nothing, Rhonda joins the investigation....  more


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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge -- became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells...  more


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Ghost on Black Mountain by Ann Hite
Once a person leaves the mountain, they never come back, not really. They're lost forever. Nellie Clay married Hobbs Pritchard without even noticing he was a spell conjured into a man, a walking, talking ghost story. But her mama knew. She saw it in her tea leaves: death. Folks told...  more


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Lemon Tart (Culinary Mystery, Bk 1) by Josi S. Kilpack
Award-winning author Josi S. Kilpack introduces a new series of culinary cozies that is sure to tantalize mystery lovers. In this debut volume, cooking aficionado turned amateur detective Sadie Hoffmiller tries to solve the murder of her beautiful young neighbor -- a single mother who was...  more


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Disguised As a Poem: My Years Teaching Poetry at San Quentin by Judith Tannenbaum
When Judith Tannenbaum last met with her poetry writing class at San Quentin prison, one of the students commented, "Now I'm going to give you an assignment: write about these past four years from your point of view; tell your story; let us know what you learned." This beautifully crafted...  more


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The Man Who Was Don Quixote: The Story of Miguel Cervantes by Rafaello Busoni
"An account of the life of Cervantes which can stand on its own as a tale of varied and exciting adventure. Solid high school fare and a fine conditioner for the reading of the classic." (Booklist) "Reading this book was a memorable experience. It meant living for a while in sixteenth-century...  more


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Last Dog on the Hill by Steve Duno
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Vintage) by Richard Flanagan
Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle?s young wife two years earlier. His life is a daily struggle to save the men under his command from...  more


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The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road.A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep in the backwaters of the bayou. She dares to find him in the forest, and the hound dares...  more

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