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Bookseller at Barnes & Noble, Humanities student at NAU, mother of 2, artist, animal lover, voracious reader and lover of all things literary, introvert, believer in magic

Currently reading

Science In Context: Readings In The Sociology Of Science
Barry Barnes, David Edge
The Apothecary
Maile Meloy
The Key & the Flame
Claire M. Caterer
Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
Cheryl Strayed
Beautiful Creatures
Margaret Stohl, Kami Garcia
Pride and Prejudice
Margaret Drabble, Eloisa James, Jane Austen
Progress: 60/379 pages

The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao Costa, Patricia Castelao Ivan, a Silverback gorilla, tells his story of captivity at the Big Top Mall. His dreams, hopes, friendships with Bob the dog, Stella the elephant, and Ruby the newcomer are explored as he lives a solitary gorilla existence. This book is both heartbreaking and uplifting. A wonderful tale of love, longing, and triumph.