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The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly
“There is nothing you can do about the past except keep it there.”
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“You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote twenty-three more."

(<i>"The Castle"</i>)”
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Werewolves in Their Youth by Michael Chabon
Werewolves in Their Youth
by Michael Chabon
read in January, 2015
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Some of the stories in this book lag a little, but the first and last ones make the whole book worth it. There's no refuting that Chabon is a great writer.
Learned Optimism by Martin E.P. Seligman
" Thank you! It's the only self-help book I've read that's helped me to that degree. "
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Learned Optimism by Martin E.P. Seligman
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I first read this in 2013. I was really looking for something to help me with a problem I have struggled with all my adult life: learned helplessness. What is learned helplessness? An overwhelming feeling of powerlessness that stems from either a tra ...more
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We Are Anonymous by Parmy Olson
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Stacy wants to read 62 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
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The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let... by Amanda Palmer
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If you love Palmer, you'll love this book. If you've never heard of her, I'm pretty sure you'll love this book. If you hate her, I hope this book changes your mind. It did mine. I'm sorry to say I was a bit influenced by all the haters. I didn't quit ...more
Delusions of Mediocrity by Leigh Taylor
"This is an interesting, but under-explored book topic, so I was eager to read this. The title definitely caught my attention. I wish there was more depth, though. The author gives some general advice about the types of personal and emotional issue..." Read more of this review »
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Anchee Min
“If you can't go back to your mother's womb, you'd better learn to be a good fighter.”
Anchee Min, Red Azalea

Neil Gaiman
“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.”
Neil Gaiman

Charles Dickens
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
Charles Dickens

Michael Connelly
“You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote twenty-three more."

("The Castle")”
Michael Connelly

Gary Corby
“Back in the days when gladiators hacked away at each other, there was always the man who decided whether the defeated should live or die. The job is usually given to the Emperor in movies, but in fact any senior man could have been the designated thumbs-up-thumbs-down guy.
The official title for this fellow was...the editor. (evil laughter in background)”
Gary Corby
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