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by Lisa Lutz
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Written Among The Stars
Written Among The Stars rated it 2 years ago
I picked this audiobook up on a whim. I needed something to listen to while I was working and the synopsis sounded interesting. I saw some good reviews from people that I know and thought I’d give it a whirl. I have heard a lot of praise over the years for Lisa Lutz. In the end, hopefully this book ...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 2 years ago
The Swallows takes a look at the sexual antics taking place at a small private school. Antics that are allowed to continue even as underage girls are rated and shamed and end up leaving the school when the hoard decides to turn on them. It’s pretty awful stuff and the title is exactly what you might...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 2 years ago
As I gazed at my students, I had the same thought I always had on the first day. They looked so young and innocent. Then I found a dead rat in the bottom of my desk drawer and remembered the tenet I had learned over the last eight years. The young may have a better excuse for cruelty, but they are n...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it 2 years ago
Starting over at a new job is difficult enough without the added stress of a questionable discharge from your past position and the knowledge that you only received this second chance due to family connections. In The Swallows, by Lisa Lutz, Alex Witt is an unconventional teacher who is far from en...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 2 years ago
Alex Witt left a position at a prestigious boarding school under mysterious circumstances to come to the near-bottom-of-the-barrel Stonebridge Academy - which, I'm sorry, but are there really boarding schools that have as bleak a reputation as this on? Graduates are described as barely getting into ...
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