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by Deborah Harkness (Goodreads Author)
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Amy Amy said: "I downloaded this on my Kindle....being bored in the Salt Lake Airport....having seen an add for it in a magazine. And I'm pleasantly surprised. I'm about half way and so far it's extremely entertaining. I wouldn't call it great, but so far it's like...more "

 
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Amy Amy said: "I've been slowly making my way through this book. So far it's been a great read. My favorite so far is from the journal of a tenth century Japanese court woman entitled "Hateful Things" where she lists all things hateful to her - witty and insightful...more "

 

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"Hi Sally :) SO glad you read this book....I made it mandatory reading for my children. I quite counting how many times I read it...just keep going bac...more "
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A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
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I downloaded this on my Kindle....being bored in the Salt Lake Airport....having seen an add for it in a magazine. And I'm pleasantly surprised. I'm about half way and so far it's extremely entertaining. I wouldn't call it great, but so far it's like...more
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The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
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This was probably the best book on writing I've ever read! Which is huge because I've read many....looking for what was in this book. Pressfield is the author of "The Legand of Bagger Vance" and several others that are well known. He has truly suffer...more
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The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
The Forgotten Garden
by Kate Morton
read in July, 2010
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This is a great Summer read! It switches around in time, which makes it so interesting and it doesn't lose you. Great mind candy for a hot summer's day :)
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"I know exactly what you are saying...I always refer to it as the author's voice. When their voice toward a piece really comes through, that's when you...more "
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The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester
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This was such an interesting read. The whole of it is one big metaphor for what the world can do to the soul if we allow it, i.e. cause us to forget who we really are. So interesting, and delivered in a parable type form - so simple yet so powerful -...more
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
“Every mother should be a true artist, who knows how to weave into her child's life images of grace and beauty, the true poet capable of writing on the soul of childhood the harmony of love and truth, and teaching it how to produce the grandest of all poems - the poetry of a true and noble life.”
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Natalie Tyler
“Jane Austen has taught me to view the ridiculous and rude with amusement rather than disdain.”
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Charlotte Brontë
“Nothing refines like affection. Family jarring vulgarizes - family union elevates.”
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Jane Austen
“A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.”
Jane Austen, Emma

Anne Brontë
“In love afairs, there is no mediator like a merry, simple-hearted child - ever ready to cement divided hearts, to span the unfriendly gulf of custom, to melt the ice of cold reserve, and overthrow the separating walls of dread formality and pride.”
Anne Brontë

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