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No Simple Highway by Peter  Richardson
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So often biographies and cultural histories lack the context to really understand the significance of the events in review. This book is narrative non-fiction in its best form. I love so much about this book, that I'm going to pull a Becky and copy o ...more
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This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
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The Good-Bye Door by Diana Britt Franklin
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Quick and interesting read. More context on murder rates, female criminals or crime in the 1930s would have given an added dimension to the audacity of a death row sentence.
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A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens by Melissa Caughey
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I really love this book...I read a lot of chicken books and this one really gets it right. It hits on the care and the keeping, but also the fun and the philosophy of backyard birds, family and forging a relationship with our husbandry environment.

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Past Into Present by Stacy F. Roth
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This book isn't bad, but I found myself skimming quite a bit just to get to the practical advice. As a hobby interpreter, I'm really not interested in the academic study of whether interpretation is theater or the discussion of the pros and cons of 1 ...more
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1776 by David McCullough
1776
by David McCullough
read in March, 2015
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*chants* MER-I-CA! MER-I-CA!
After reading this I wanted to eat hotdogs and drive chevys and just be America. I still can't believe we pulled it off...the ultimate underdogs story.
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Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
Notes from a Small Island
by Bill Bryson
read in January, 2015
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I usually love his books, but I couldn't finish this. I felt like there was a lot of complaining and the descriptions were so similar between towns that the towns are confused in my mind...I kept looking for a map, but the map included showed towns t ...more
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Allison DeVito is on page 153 of 408 of The Fellowship of the Ring: First time reading this #cantstopwontstop
Mickie wants to read 52 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
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Mark Twain
“You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
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“Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
Carl Sandburg

Edward Albee
“What I mean by an educated taste is someone who has the same tastes that I have.”
Edward Albee

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