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Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog
Marley & me : life and love with the world's worst dog
Grogan, John, 1957-2009
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"The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. John and Jenny were young and in love, with a perfect little house and not a care in the world. Then they brought home Marley, a wiggly yellow furball ...
The perks of being a wallflower
The perks of being a wallflower
Chbosky, Stephen2012
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Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his w...
Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park
Rowell, Rainbow2013
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"Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try"--
Night road
Night road
Hannah, Kristin2011
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Lexi and Mia are inseparable from the moment they start high school. Different in so many ways Lexi is an orphan and lives with her aunt on a trailer park, while Mia is a golden girl blessed with a loving family, and a beautiful home. Yet they recognize something in each other which sets them apa...
My sister's keeper
My sister's keeper
Picoult, Jodi, 1966-2014
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With her penetrating insight into the hearts and minds of real people, Jodi Picoult's My Sister's Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person, and what happens when emotions meet with scientific advances.
The Ballymara Road [electronic resource]
The Ballymara Road [electronic resource]
Dorries, Nadine2015
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The final gripping instalment of the bestselling Four Streets trilogy which began with THE FOUR STREETS and continued in HIDE HER NAME. On Christmas morning 1963 fifteen-year-old Kitty Doherty gives birth in a hostile Irish convent. Kitty knows her beautiful baby boy presents a huge danger to h...
A prayer for Owen Meany
A prayer for Owen Meany
Irving, John, 1942-2013
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In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens ...
The brave
The brave
Evans, Nicholas, 1950-2010
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CRIME & MYSTERY. The motto of the boarding school to which Tommy Bedford is dispatched is Fortune Favours the Brave. It's 1959 and the school bristles with bullies and sadistic staff. Tommy, a quirky loner, obsessed with cowboys and Indians, needs all the bravery he can summon. Salvation comes wh...
One summer
One summer
Baldacci, David2011
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Jack, terminally ill and preparing to say goodbye to his family, has a miraculous recovery after his wife is killed in a car accident and struggles to reunite his family at her childhood home on the South Carolina oceanfront.
Red dog
Red dog
De Berniè€res, Louis2002
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In early 1998 I went to Perth in Western Australia in order to attend the literature festival, and part of the arrangement was that I should go to Karratha to do their first ever literary dinner. Karratha is a mining town a long way further north. The landscape is extraordinary, being composed of...
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