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Melanie rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Baptists in America by Bill J. Leonard
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Four stars because I learned a lot about Baptist history and diversity I didn't know. For example, my paternal grandfather was a Free Will Baptist preacher based in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and I had NO idea that the Free Will Baptists were probably...more
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The Fundraising Houseparty by Morrie Warshawski
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Gather Together In My Name by Maya Angelou
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Jesus Freak by Sara  Miles
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Kind of a bummer I found the main trope of the book (Jesus as "Boyfriend") so damn annoying and simultaneously creepy. Raises all sorts of consent issues for me that makes my skin crawl (Jesus as the boyfriend who won't back off? Really, really terri...more
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The Marriage Act by Liza Monroy
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Well-written, enjoyable to read. More surprises in store than I thought.
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The Search by Naguib Mahfouz
The Search
by Naguib Mahfouz
read in June, 2014
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Dutchman & The Slave by Amiri Baraka
Dutchman & The Slave
by Amiri Baraka
read in June, 2014
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Nebula Awards Showcase 2000 by Gregory Benford
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I really liked the short story "Lethe" by Walter Jon Williams.
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