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Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein
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The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
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This is off to a fascinating start, much like the 365 Thank Yous book. The author is giving herself a year to become a happier person, more grateful for the blessings of her life.
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Nearing Home by Billy Graham
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The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier
The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.
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read in January, 2015
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Just starting this mystery with the premise that we never fully know another, even best friends have sides they dont reveal.
Bonk by Mary Roach
"A book about sex. You might not want to read on.

My uncle and I have read all of Mary Roach's books together. We had stomach churning conversations about cadavers at dinner parties and discussed the after life at meant-to-be light-hearted gathering..." Read more of this review »
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Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
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Hospice Voices by Eric Lindner
"When I was approached to review Hospice Voices, I jumped at the chance. Since I have been a social worker for many years and worked in group homes while attending university, working or volunteering in a caring profession was something I could per..." Read more of this review »
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Hospice Voices by Eric Lindner
Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life
by Eric Lindner (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I'd like to thank Mr Lindner for opening my eyes to the volunteer role of hospice companion. I didn't realize there was a name for this, let alone such a need. His stories were sometimes humorous and almost always poignant. I found the book deeply ap ...more
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty
"This book may be hard for some to read, but should be read by all. Caitlin Doughty not only reveals the innermost workings of the funeral industry, but honestly reveals how as a society we whitewash the concept of our own mortality. She gently rem..." Read more of this review »
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty
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This was, hands down, the most unusual, fascinating book I've ever read in my life, primarily due to Ms Doughty's candor about her profession which is arguably one of the most mysterious on the planet. The author is a mortician, and the book details ...more
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