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The Partner

Grisham, John
A dead guy (lawyer) steals 90 mil and people are torqued!

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5/2000

The Rainmaker

Grisham, John
Law student Rudy Baylor helps some senior citizens and discovers an enormous insurance company fraud.

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5/2000

The Rooster Bar

Grisham, John
I read this in two sittings, no problem. Nothing new, just a nicely written lawyer (well, maybe not so much lawyer...) story. Very enjoyable, and I had fun looking up places in Senegal, too.

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3/2018

The Runaway Jury

Grisham, John
Juror Nicholas Easter seems to be manipulating the jury in a landmark cigarette company trial.

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5/2000

The Street Lawyer

Grisham, John
Lawyer Michael Block finds out about the homeless. Very good story

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5/2000

The Testament

Grisham, John
A zillionaire dies, having written a will designed to burn his rotten heirs. Spiritually uplifting.

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9/2000

Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer

Grisham, John
Teen Theo's parents are lawyers and his goal is to be a lawyer, too. Or a judge. A rather serious young man, still he gets along well with his peers. I feel a sequel, as nothing is resolved in this episode.

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Humorous Quote #1:
"Can you cough again for us, Teddy?" his mother asked. (pg. 93)

Humorous Quote #2:
"I'd rather not go to jail," Theo said. (pg. 185)
"I really don't want to go to jail," Theo said. (pg. 186)

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10/2010

Theodore Boone: The Abuduction

Grisham, John
Theo's friend April is missing, and it looks like an escaped relative of hers has kidnapped her. Oh, look, I misspelled the title!

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6/2012

Marley & me

Grogan, John
Life with the Worlds Worst Dog. A very excellent story, weeps at the end.

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8/2006

Teaching Hope

Gruwell, Erin
Stories from the Freedom Writer teachers, about their experiences in teaching. Some really poignant stories. I kind of weeped up at the story of Pablo and Frankie (#147).

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4/2011

The Million Dollar Putt

Gutman, Dan
Ed, a blind teen, takes up golf. Pretty good story.

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I sure wouldn't want to have asthma. I think I would worry all the time about when my next attack would come. At least blindness is something you can count on every day.

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6/2008

Among The Barons

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Luke has to go stay with Lee's parents.

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12/2004

Among The Betrayed

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Nina escapes from Population Police prison.

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12/2004

Among The Brave

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Trey joins the Population Police, rescues some of the hidden.

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12/2004

Among the free

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Luke contributes to the end of the Population Police.

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9/2006

Among The Hidden

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
An illegal "third" child hides from the Population Police.

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11/2004

Among The Imposters

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Luke is placed in a school where he has to try fit in.

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11/2004

Caught

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book five in The Missing series. By far the most interesting of the series (so far) as I had NO idea about this Einstein stuff.

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10/2014

Found

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book 1 of the The Missing series. An adopted teen gets a disturbing letter. And then another. And then there was that mysterious airliner with all the babies thirteen years before. Pretty good, feels like I've read it before, though.

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9/2014

Just Ella

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
The rest of the Cinderella story.

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3/2004
20 books displayed
[Abadzis - Alcott] [Alexander - Andreae] [Angelou - Atkinson] [Atkinson - Ballard] [Balliett - Barnard] [Barnard - Barnhill] [Barr - Barr] [Barrows - Bear] [Bear - Beaton] [Beaton - Beattie] [Beattie, editor - Black] [Black - Block] [Block - Borchert] [Bosch - Brennert] [Brillant - Bryson] [Bryson - Bujold] [Bujold - Card] [Card - Card] [Card - Chabon] [Chabon - Clancy] [Clancy - Cline] [Coakley - Cohen] [Cohen - Collins] [Collins - Connelly] [Connelly - Constantine] [Constantine - Corin] [Cornwell - Crais] [Crais - Crider] [Crime - Cushman] [Cussler - Dashner] [Dashner - Dexter] [DiCamillo - Doig] [Doig - Drake] [Drake - Eland] [Elkins - Emerson] [Emerson - Fairbanks] [Fairstein - Feder] [Fenner - Flanagan] [Flanagan - Flint] [Flint - Fournier] [Fournier - Francis] [Francis - Francis] [Francis - Frey] [Friedman - Garcia] [Gardner - Giff] [Gillin - Gores] [Gormley - Granger] [Grann - Greenleaf] [Greenleaf - Grisham] [Grisham - Haddix] [Haddix - Hall] [Hall - Hannigan] [Harland - Hebden] [Heinlein - Heinlein] [Heinlein - Henry] [Henry - Herriot] [Hershon - Hiaasen] [Hiaasen - Hillerman] [Hillerman - Holm] [Holm - Huff] [Huff - Jemisin] [Jemisin - Jones] [Jones - Kaminsky] [Kaminsky - Kidd] [Kidder - Kingsolver] [Kingsolver - Korman] [Korman - Lampman] [Lampman - Lawrence] [Lawrence - Leonard] [Leonard - Lewis] [Lewis - Lott] [Louv - Lutz] [Lutz - Maguire] [Maguire - Martin] [Martin - Mass] [Mass - McCaffrey] [McCaffrey - McCrumb] [McCrumb - Meloy] [Meluch - Modesitt Jr.] [Modesitt, Jr. - Moon] [Moon - Mowat] [Muchamore - Nicholson] [Nicholson - Norton] [Norton - O'Brian] [O'Brian - Oates] [Oliver - Paretsky] [Paretsky - Parker] [Parker - Parker] [Parker - Patterson] [Patterson - Peacock] [Pears - Perry] [Perry - Pohl] [Pohl - Poyer] [Poyer - Pratchett] [Pratchett - Pronzini] [Pronzini - Pullman] [Pullman - Reeve] [Reeve - Richter] [Riggs - Robinson] [Robinson - Rowling] [Rubens - Saberhage] [Saberhagen - Scalzi] [Scalzi - Scieszka] [Scithers - Scottoline] [Scottoline - Sheinkin] [Sheinkin - Simak] [Singer - Sneider] [Snelling - Standiford] [Stanhope - Stephenson] [Stephenson - Stross] [Stross - Sweeney] [Tapply - Thompson] [Thorp - Turtledove] [Turtledove - Van Draanen] [Van Draanen - Villasenor] [Voltaire - Weeks] [Weir - Westerman] [Westlake - Westlake] [Westlake - Wodehouse] [Wodehouse - Yep] [Yep - Zusak] 

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