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The Homespun Wisd...
Janet rated a book 3 of 5 stars
by Sheri Reynolds (Goodreads Author)
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read in June, 2013
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Janet rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Homespun Wisdom of Myrtle T. Cribb by Sheri Reynolds
The Homespun Wisdom of Myrtle T. Cribb
by Sheri Reynolds (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2013
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Sheri Reynolds books are always good, but this one was not my favorite because I couldn't relate to Myrtle.
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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
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This was one of my favorite books in the past year. It's quite disconcerting to have a chapter stop in the middle of a sentence, but the structure of this book is amazing. I watched part of the movie after having read the book; not nearly as good as...more
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The Fountain of Age by Betty Friedan
The Fountain of Age
by Betty Friedan
read in June, 2012
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This is a must-read for anyone over 50. It's long and academic, but it is one of the most useful on aging and the good or bad choices that need to be made.
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The Homespun Wisdom of Myrtle T. Cribb by Sheri Reynolds
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"I must have missed something, but I just didn't get this book, and I like fantasy as a rule. Every time I'd pick the book up to read I'd fall asleep....more "
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes by Daniel L. Everett
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes by Daniel L. Everett
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As a linguist, I loved this book. It gives an accurate idea of how tough (and how satisfying) linguistic field work is. Everett's data has been hotly debated in the field, and I can see why. Most people believe that language influences culture. Evere...more
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"I really liked this one. Are you reading it for work or pleasure? "
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Year of Wonders by Geraldine  Brooks
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