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Reccomend a novel for my beloved girlfriend.

My girlfriend told me that recently she has become sad and preoccupied with death. She often finds her mind drifting and starts to ruminate about her life stresses and sometimes death. Please reccomend novels to spark a love of reading and hopefully give her a distraction for when these bouts of worry surface. Preferably novels that are fun, with plots to get lost in or carried away with, and not too heavy or serious. [more inside]
posted by Erred on Jan 25, 2013 - 52 answers

Fiction book about generational suicides?

Looking for the title of a book that I read in the mid 90's. It is a "fanciful" fictional book about a family (generations of family) end up committing suicide in very strange ways. [more inside]
posted by futz on Aug 18, 2011 - 5 answers

Help me find this children's book about a girl and her hamster

Help me find a half-remembered children's book about a little girl and her pet, and what they say when they get the chance to speak one sentence to each other. [more inside]
posted by Encipher on Jul 21, 2011 - 11 answers

Mouse Girl in Paris

[Bookfilter]: A friend asks "HELP! About 20 years ago I found a picture book at the library. It was about a little mouse girl who was being raised by a bear in Paris. The mouse had a name like Angelina -- but NOT Angelina Ballerina. Got any idea what it was?" Does this description ring any bells? Thanks!
posted by kbibb on May 17, 2011 - 7 answers

Identify a science fiction/fantasy novel from the 1980s, possibly YA, where they lived in the trees and where talk of killing others was taboo?

Can you identify this book? I read it in the mid-1980s. It may or may not have been a YA (Young Adult) title. The protagonist was a young girl, and her society lived peacefully up in the trees. She was interested in seeing the world down on the surface. There may have been another society down there. At one point she lost her temper with someone (a pet?) and blurted out something like "I would like to dead you!" at which her family was shocked and horrified at her violent thoughts. I particularly remember being struck by that part, that she understood the concept of killing but didn't know the verb. [more inside]
posted by tomboko on Dec 27, 2010 - 2 answers

I forgot the Title of this Fantasy Novel.

I read a book about a young, girl wizard over 10 years ago and can't remember the name. It starts off with an old wizard who walks into a town where the 10th son of the 10th son of the 10th son was just born, and he transfers upon the baby all of his wizarding power. But the baby isn't a son, it's actually a daughter and this sets the scene for the rest of the book when the girl grows up to become the only female wizard, which rubs a lot of the wizarding community the wrong way. [more inside]
posted by wei2k on Jul 9, 2010 - 13 answers

Hamburger Bear Girl: its not a thing!

Are there any books out there involving a girl eating burgers and turning into an animal? [more inside]
posted by Smoosh Faced Lion on Jun 27, 2010 - 15 answers

Any book out there similar to Ramona the Pest??

What great children's books are there for little girls beginning kindergarten. Ramona the Pest is a book about a girl in Kindergarten and I like that one. [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Feb 19, 2009 - 14 answers

Help me find this book for teenagers

I read a book when I was a teenager about a poor girl living in England, who is raped by a pop star and then hounded by him and his fans to go out with him. I can't remember the title - does anyone know the book? [more inside]
posted by ingridm on Jul 21, 2006 - 6 answers

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