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The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
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Inferno by Dan Brown
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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Rather a long chase. It became tiresome even as a reader. Zooming through Venice and Florence looking for a contagion to reduce the population much like the Black Plague.
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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
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Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
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The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman
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Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny  Lawson
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The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
The Cat's Table
by Michael Ondaatje
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An 11 year old boy is on a ship bound for England, and must sit at the table furthest from the Captain's Table, called the Cat's Table. He and two other boys from Sri Lanka observe the goings on of other passengers as well as get into their own misch...more
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Full Body Burden by Kristen Iversen
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Wow. I lived a few blocks from the author; raising my children in the shadow of Rocky Flats.
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Cicero
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Cicero

Henri J.M. Nouwen
“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.”
Henri J.M. Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life

Groucho Marx
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
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“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
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“For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked.”
Cicero, On the laws

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