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JL's Bibliomania

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While my first love was SF, I read widely in YA, urban fantasy, police procedurals,  middle-grade, and non-fiction. 




Currently reading

Sparrow Hill Road
Seanan McGuire
Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime
Val McDermid
Progress: 161/320 pages
The Loved Dog: How to Train Your Dog in 30 Days
Tamar Geller
Progress: 103/256 pages
The Double Life of Zoe Flynn - Janet Lee Carey Nicely done realistic fiction/issue novel. [b:The Double Life of Zoe Flynn|284338|The Double Life of Zoe Flynn|Janet Lee Carey|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1173406955s/284338.jpg|2759989] touches on the problems and feelings of homelessness in a manner appropriate for the targeted audience of middle-grade readers. Perhaps because it is set in a small-town, the book succeeds in focusing on the uncertainty of being homeless without having to simultaneously address the horrors of drugs, gangs and violence that typically would be present in an urban setting. Zoe's Dad is not a bad person, he's just down on his luck, and while the ending is not all feel good, there are indications of hope by the end of the book.