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but will wonder what is there to forgive on page 2, because I don't see it 

Much will depend on what else you've read by him.  :hiding

#31 - February 22, 2021, 12:04 PM
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It occurs to me that our very own mrh is the best most gifted promoter. Not only did her rec (with the enigmatic reference to page two) made me go to read the first few pages, get hooked, and order the book,  :ha  but now I am thinking of reading Mr. Schmidt's other work. :yup
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#32 - February 22, 2021, 12:41 PM
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now I am thinking of reading Mr. Schmidt's other work. :yup

Do it! I'd be a fan anyway, but at least a little of my fandom stems from the fact that I discovered him as a reader decades ago before he was a name.

But I would recommend a LONG span between THE WEDNESDAY WARS and JUST LIKE THAT (which could have used a different title and cover, imo), and that is all I'm going to say.  :-X

#33 - February 22, 2021, 02:36 PM
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I agree about the cover. If I remember correctly the first printing of  Wednesday Wars had one of the worst covers ever, but I do love his writing. I haven't read Just Like That, but I'm on my way to order it from the library. The Look Inside hooked me, too.
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With all the awards Gary Schmidt has won, you'd think his publishers would put more effort into ensuring his books had great covers. Luckily I rarely judge a book by its cover...
#35 - February 25, 2021, 10:50 PM
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With all the awards Gary Schmidt has won, you'd think his publishers would put more effort into ensuring his books had great covers. Luckily I rarely judge a book by its cover...

 :exactly
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