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The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted – Robert Hillman

It is 1968 in rural Australia. Tom Hope is trying to understand just why his wife left him. Her note didn’t help: I’m leaving. Don’t know what to say, Love Trudy. Tom has never known what to say to people. … Continue reading

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The One Thing – Marci Lyn Curtis

Maggie recently lost her eyesight from a severe illness and now attends a high school for the blind.  Rather than throwing herself a pity party, she digs in and rebels in her own way.  The story opens with her regular … Continue reading

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Another Day – David Levithan

While this could be read as a standalone, it is far better to have read Every Day first.  It is okay if Every Day was read years ago, the story will come back.  Another Day is not a continuation of … Continue reading

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Every Day – David Levithan

A wakes up each morning in a different body.  It has been this way since A’s infancy.  This is the only life A has known.  A is a soul, an entity, a person without a body or a permanency in … Continue reading

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