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Hoard of the Dragon Queen (D&D Adventure)
Wizards RPG Team
The Power of Everyday Missionaries
Clayton M. Christensen
Art of Thank You
Connie Leas
Lectures on Faith
Joseph Fielding Smith
The Avengers Omnibus, Vol. 1
Jack Kirby, Stan Lee
John Adams
David McCullough
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less
Barry Schwartz

Scumble

Scumble - Ingrid Law Scumble is the sequel/companion novel to Newbery Honor book Savvy, and is set nine years later. A number of the characters from Savvy make appearances, but the main character and narrator is just-turned-thirteen Ledger Kale, cousin to the Beaumonts.

I enjoyed reading Savvy, so I had high hopes for Scumble. It did not disappoint! Rather, Scumble takes all the good things from Savvy and makes them even better. Characterisation and pacing are tightened up. Distinction between character voices is improved. And we get to see how the various Beaumonts grew up in the nine intervening years.

There definitely seems to be room for more books about these delightful families, and I really hope there will be.