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Liz Michalski

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Hi there! I'm a freelance writer, an avid reader, and the author of Evenfall, my debut novel. I grew up devouring books by Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Mary Stewart and Susan Cooper, and now take great pleasure in sharing those same books with my children - and discovering their favorites as well. To learn more about me, feel free to check out my web page. (And don't forget -- if you've read Evenfall send me an e-mail, preferably with a picture of you and the book, and I'll send you back the secret code to unlock a hidden page on my website!)

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When I find a book I love, I'll happily share the news here. Books that aren't my cup of tea I'll keep to myself. It's called Good Reads for a reason, right?

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I did my annual hike and cry around the hill today. My oldest started high school last week (HIGH SCHOOL) but I was prepared, I was ready. I dropped her off at a friend’s house so they could carpool together, and I may have welled up a little as she walked away, but no real waterworks. Besides, I had the boy for another week — summer lite.

But the boy went off today. Bravely, considering he’s s...

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“Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to
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“I like the relaxed way in which the Japanese approach religion. I think of myself as basically a moral person, but I'm definitely not religious, and I'm very tired of the preachiness and obsession with other people's behavior characteristic of many religious people in the United States. As far as I could tell, there's nothing preachy about Buddhism. I was in a lot of temples, and I still don't know what Buddhists believe, except that at one point Kunio said 'If you do bad things, you will be reborn as an ox.'

This makes as much sense to me as anything I ever heard from, for example, the Reverend Pat Robertson.”
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Eric Birk Thanks for becoming my Goodreads friend.

Sangria Snickers keeps you full longer! :D (Not to mention it tastes better, too!)

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Liz Michalski Nice to find another Snickers lover, Sangria!

Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Liz! :D

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