Titles: A Child Called It (#1), 106 pages, published: September 1st 1995 The Lost Boy (#2), 340 pages, published: 1997 A Man Named Dave (#3), 407 pages, published: 1999 Author: Dave Pelzer Genre: Non-Fiction Memoir —————————————————————————————————————— An unprecedented true story of a young boy’s desperate desire to fight for his life when beaten, starved, maimed and scared by the woman who was supposed to protect and love him above all else. David Pelzer recounts the heartbreaking journey of lies and secrets during a devastating childhood which he had to endure before he was rescued and put in the system. He humbly retells of his struggle to adapt after almost 11 years in the cold and dirty garage of his alcoholic mother’s house. When he was a child, his beautiful, kind and warm-hearted mother took care…

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Title: The Street Lawyer Author: John Grisham Pages: 358 Genre: Fiction Published: 28th October 2010 ——————————————————————————————————————————- Inspired! Truly inspired! This being my first John Grisham book ever, I went into it with slight skepticism, not knowing entirely what to expect. No don’t worry I assumed it would be about law or law related affairs, but I didn’t know whether it was going to be serious and textbooky! Never the less I was pleasantly surprised when I started reading it and discovered that it was in fact very technical but very moving at the same time, and let’s not forget that I am drawn to the more emotional side of…anything. This book delves into various aspects of the life of a big-time lawyer, Michael Brock, who never before took one moment to think about his fellow…

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Titles: A Child Called ‘It’ (Book 1), The Lost Boy (Book 2), A Man Named Dave (Book 3) Author: Dave Pelzer Series: Trilogy Genre: Biography, Children’s Literature Published: September 1st 1995 I hear it’s an epic moving story! It’s one of those oldies but goodies. Okay I know 1995 was not THAT far back but  it might not appeal to the twenty first century YA group (I said maybe!… I might be wrong!) If you beat me to it or have already had the pleasure of reading it. Let me know what you think in advance to my reading it! But no spoilers! 🙂 Stay posted for my review of it!

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Title: The Painter’s Apprentice Author: Charlotte Betts Series: Stand alone sequel to ‘ The Apothecary’s Daughter’ Pages: 400 Genre: Historical Romance Published: January 1st 2012 ———————————————————————————————————————– The year is 1688. Beth Ambrose has found her calling and Johannes the painter has nurtured and tended for her talent, molding it into an unbelievable gift, but there’s only so much she can experience from within the safety of her family’s arms and her home at Merryfields. The world as she knows it is about to shift as political tensions boil in the city and Noah Leyton arrives from a foreign land to turn her family upside down. The arrival of an additional mysterious stranger will further change her life forever. This is her chance to prove her worth to the world and to herself, but little does…

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