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penguin




 
 
 
 

Post Wed, Mar 03 2021, 5:22 pm
Please recommend!
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photoeditor




 
 
 
 

Post Wed, Mar 03 2021, 5:39 pm
Following
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penguin




 
 
 
 

Post Wed, Mar 03 2021, 6:28 pm
Here are some new titles I'm considering:

Awakening
Best Foot Forward
City of Dreams
Full Circle
Jamilla
Lost at Tea and Other Stories
Mysterious Messages
To Be Continued
Under Cover
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Post Wed, Mar 03 2021, 6:48 pm
I know that you are probably thinking more along the lines of novels, but Dovid Bashevkin just came out with a book based on his former pieces in Mishpacha. His writing is spot on. I'm a huge fan.
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Post Wed, Mar 03 2021, 9:08 pm
penguin wrote:
Here are some new titles I'm considering:

Awakening
Best Foot Forward
City of Dreams
Full Circle
Jamilla
Lost at Tea and Other Stories
Mysterious Messages
To Be Continued
Under Cover


This is a very broad range of books - teen novels, tween novels, teen short stories...
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amother




Amethyst
 

Post Thu, Mar 04 2021, 6:12 pm
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This is a very broad range of books - teen novels, tween novels, teen short stories...


Are you implying that my taste is immature? : )

Well, first, I have to confess that I buy books even for younger ages. Mainly because all my grandchildren come to borrow books. But also because I need reading material on Shabbos and I don't mind reading teen literature if that's all there is.
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Post Thu, Mar 04 2021, 10:07 pm
amother [ Amethyst ] wrote:
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This is a very broad range of books - teen novels, tween novels, teen short stories...


Are you implying that my taste is immature? : )

Well, first, I have to confess that I buy books even for younger ages. Mainly because all my grandchildren come to borrow books. But also because I need reading material on Shabbos and I don't mind reading teen literature if that's all there is.


Hey, I'm in the middle of Out of Mind myself now. I'm just saying that you're offering a big variety of books. I wonder what OP's looking for.
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penguin




 
 
 
 

Post Fri, Mar 05 2021, 12:24 am
Considering that I am OP... I 'm just listing all the new books I see & hoping someone has read some.

And I liked Out of Mind too...
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PinkFridge




 
 
 
 

Post Fri, Mar 05 2021, 9:55 am
penguin wrote:
Considering that I am OP... I 'm just listing all the new books I see & hoping someone has read some.

And I liked Out of Mind too...


Oops embarrassed
I remember thinking when I first read your post, what genre do you prefer.
Libby Lazewnik's new book (Stay With Me?) was a satisfying read.
I don't generally buy fiction though, bH we have some good local libraries. But good on everyone who does; we won't get more fiction if private people don't buy.
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penguin




 
 
 
 

Post Sat, Mar 06 2021, 10:37 pm
Genre?

I just finished reading 23 under 1 roof, Midnight Watch and The Unfair Science Fair, because I am not feeling great & needed light material.

I'm also reading Mindsight by Daniel Siegel, Secrets of the Soul (Rav Shlomo Hoffman), Thinking about Creation: Eternal Torah and Modern Physics by Andrew Goldfinger, With Truth and With Love by Rabbi Dr. Yaakov Greenwald ...

However I also bought a few books about true medical stories that have sad endings, but I don't think I will buy those any longer.
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PinkFridge




 
 
 
 

Post Sun, Mar 07 2021, 8:36 am
penguin wrote:

However I also bought a few books about true medical stories that have sad endings, but I don't think I will buy those any longer.


You've probably read Brainstorm. But if not, that bH is upbeat.
Have you read Reaching to Heaven, the biography of Rav Yaakov Edelstein, zt"l?
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