September was a great month! I found several new books that will definitely be waiting for friends and family beneath the Christmas tree, and some that I will carry with me in my heart beyond that. Here are a few of my favorite quotes from books I read in the past few weeks.
The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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When Suzy’s best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy’s mother says sometimes things just happen. The loss and senselessness of it leave Suzy unmoored. Then she learns about a rare, deadly jellyfish that may have been spotted in waters near where her friend swam. If Suzy can prove why her friend died, maybe the awful ache inside her will go away. Maybe she’ll be able to explain it to everyone. Her effort to prove her case will lead her halfway around the world. But her tenacity and wit will bring her friendship much closer to home.
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