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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

Running out of time

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Josie lives in a small town in Indiana in 1840. At least she THOUGHT so. Interesting premise, not super exciting but a quick read.

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3/2007

Sabotaged

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Book 3 in The Missing series. Jonah and Katherine head off to sixteenth century Virginia. We're talking Virginia Dare time here.

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10/2014
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[Abadzis - Alcott] [Alexander - Andreae] [Angelou - Atkinson] [Atkinson - Balliett] [Balliett - Barnard] [Barnard - Barr] [Barr - Barrows] [Barry - Bear] [Bear - Beaton] [Beaton - Beattie, editor] [Beck - Black] [Black - Block] [Block - Bosch] [Bosch - Brillant] [Brin - Bryson] [Bryson - Bujold] [Bujold - Card] [Card - Card] [Card - Chabon] [Chabon - Clancy] [Clancy - Coakley] [Coben - Cohen] [Cole - Collins] [Collins - Connelly] [Connelly - Constantine] [Constantine - Cornwell] [Cornwell - Crais] [Crais - Crime] [Crombie - Cussler] [Cussler - Dashner] [Dashner - DiCamillo] [DiCamillo - Doig] [Doohan - Drake] [Drake - Elkins] [Elkins - Emerson] [Ephron - Fairstein] [Fairstein - Ferber] [Ferris - Flanagan] [Flanagan - Flint] [Flynn - Fournier] [Fowler - Francis] [Francis - Francis] [Francis - Funke] [Funke - Gardner] [Gardner - Gladwell] [Gladwell - Gould] [Grady - Grant] [Grant - Greenleaf] [Greenleaf - Grisham] [Grisham - Haddix] [Haddix - Hall] [Hall - Harper] [Harris - Heinlein] [Heinlein - Heinlein] [Heinlein - Henry] [Henry - Herzog] [Hess - Hiaasen] [Hiaasen - Hillerman] [Hilton - Holman] [Holmes - Huff] [Hughes - Jemisin] [Jemisin - Joyce] [Kabak - Kaminsky] [Kaminsky - Kienzle] [Kienzle - Kingsolver] [Kingsolver - Korman] [Korman - Landry] [Lange - Lawrence] [Lawson - Leonard] [Leonard - Lewis] [Lewis - Lovelace] [Low - Lynch] [Lynch - Maguire] [Malzberg - Martin] [Martin - Massey] [Matas - McCall Smith] [McCall Smith - McCrumb] [McCrumb - Meluch] [Meluch - Monninger] [Montgomery - Moore] [Moriarty - Murphy] [Myers - Nimmo] [Niven - O'Brian] [O'Brian - O'Brien] [O'Brien - Paolini] [Paolini - Parker] [Parker - Parker] [Parker - Parker] [Parker - Paulsen] [Paulsen - Peck] [Peck - Pfeffer] [Phelan - Powell] [Poyer - Pratchett] [Pratchett - Pratchett] [Pratchett - Pronzini] [Pronzini - Queenan] [Rankin - Rehder] [Resnick - Riordan] [Roach - Rose] [Rose - Russell] [Russell - Savage] [Savin - Schatzing] [Schmatz - Scott] [Scottoline - Selznick] [Sepetys - Shusterman] [Shusterman - Smith] [Smith - Specht] [Spector - Stark] [Stasheff - Stern] [Stewart - Stroud] [Stroud - Tappyly] [Taylor - Tracy] [Trevino - Urban] [Urrea - Vance] [Vande Velde - Wambaugh] [Wambaugh - Westerfeld] [Westerfeld - Westlake] [Westlake - Wise] [Wister - Wroblewski] [Yancy - Zusak] 

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