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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
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The COVER of this book. Ugh. I seriously would have picked this up to read it years ago if it had a better cover (and title even), but I digress.

This book flirted really close to 5 stars but I just didn't quite get there. Why? I don't know, I think i
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
"Poor Erik Larson.

He wanted to write an extensive, in-depth look at the 1893 World's Fair, which was a collaboration of some of the greatest creative minds in the country (including the guy who designed the Flatiron building in New York and Walt Di..." Read more of this review »
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
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I finally got around to reading this book, one I've had my eye on for a while since Chicago is now home but one I've hesitated on, too, because I've heard mixed reviews. And here I come with my own mixed review.

There were parts, many parts in fact, o
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Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Little Bee
by Chris Cleave (Goodreads Author)
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I totally understand the mixed reviews on this book. It's not that I didn't like ti but I also just couldn't get into it. It just missed something. It felt to me like the author was trying too hard. Do you ever get the sense that an author it trying ...more
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The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
The Book of Lost Things
by John Connolly (Goodreads Author)
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I really enjoyed this book. To me it felt like one of my favorite authors, Juliet Marillier. It's a story of the fantastical with dark, rough edges. Though perhaps a big predictable, I still really enjoyed the way the story unfolded and the main char ...more
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The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
The Cottingley Secret
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Evicted by Matthew Desmond
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This book is incredible. It's a perspective those of us of privilege haven't even considered. It's informative, well researched, and still a legitimately good read. I finished this book in a matter of days - it's fascinating and filled with stories. ...more
Option B by Sheryl Sandberg
" Seriously read this with tissues. A LOT of tissues. "
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Benjamin Franklin
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”
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Mark Twain
“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
Mark Twain

Henry David Thoreau
“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.”
Henry David Thoreau

Augustine of Hippo
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
Augustine of Hippo

Saul Bellow
“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”
Saul Bellow

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