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Monday, Sept. 12: The Eyre Affair

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This is one of those books that's just made for people who love books and clever wordplay. Thursday Next is a literary detective who spends most of her days authenticating Shakespearean manuscripts and chasing down criminals who want to get their hands on an original Dickens, but as dangerous as Special Operations can be, she's totally unprepared for the challenges of actually jumping into the action of her beloved Jane Eyre to track down a master criminal.

Tuesday, August 16: Schooled

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Want to start a conversation about people's perceptions of homeschooling? This book, about a stereotypically life-ignorant homeschooler is a great place to start. When Suzanne reviewed it last summer (after her daughter read it as part of a summer lit class), she wrote: "Having read Schooled, I can understand a bit better what sort of prejudices that teacher may have inadvertently brought into the classroom, prejudices that my daughter was able to challenge simply by being herself."