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Beginning Arduino
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"Seriously, if you want to feel empowered and magical, get into Arduino. I just programmed some lights to speed up or slow down based on input from a dial and i feel like a fucking wizard." Jan 19, 2013 06:51PM

 

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The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam, #2)
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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I read Oryx and Crake over 4 years ago, and felt kind of meh about it compared to Atwood's other work, but I'm so glad I was convinced to try again with The Year of the Flood. Her dystopias are a little stomach-churning though, because most of the sc ...more
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
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Inspirational, but also really really weird. At least from my American perspective. Plus the whole book probably could have been cut down to about 20 pages. But I am excited to get rid of things.
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Don’t Let Me Be Lonely by Claudia Rankine
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4.5 stars. Claudia Rankine is unlike anything else. I want to return to this one in the future, because I think it will hit me in a different way at a different point in my life.
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This Way to the Sugar by Hieu Minh Nguyen
This Way to the Sugar
by Hieu Minh Nguyen
read in April, 2015
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A raw, beautiful collection that builds on itself. "Stubborn Inheritance" was one of my favorites.
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Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Rain Reign
by Ann M. Martin
read in April, 2015
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3.5 stars. This started out really strong, but lost some steam for me midway.
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Prelude to Bruise by Saeed Jones
Prelude to Bruise
by Saeed Jones (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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LOVED. This is tied with Citizen: An American Lyric, Nox, and Fire Shut Up in My Bones for the best things I've read this year. The poetry reminded me a little of the music of Perfume Genius.

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The Riverman by Aaron Starmer
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One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
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I listened to this on audio and both the book and the reader were FANTASTIC. Incredibly engaging. It would also be great to use in an elementary or middle school classroom to discuss the Black Panthers and the 1960s.
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Markus Zusak
“...one opportunity leads directly to another, just as risk leads to more risk, life to more life, and death to more death.”
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Flannery O’Connor
“All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.”
Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor

Heinrich Heine
“Das war ein Vorspiel nur; dort wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen."

(Almansor)
Heinrich Heine, Gesammelte Werke

Flannery O’Connor
“I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.”
Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor

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