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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter
The World Before Us
by Aislinn Hunter
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I struggled to get through this book, but I think it was because my attention at the time was divided and I wasn't focusing. It took me at least a month to read it, and I had to keep re-familiarizing myself with the characters and the storyline. I st ...more
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The Naturalist's Garden by Ruth Shaw Ernst
The Naturalist's Garden
by Ruth Shaw Ernst
recommended for: gardeners, environmentalists
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I liked this book - its approach, its tone, and its information. It was readable and helpful and I'd recommend it to anyone who wants a garden that is useful to bugs, birds, butterflies, creatures and people. It's about creating a healthy ecosystem r ...more
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Peace Is Every Breath by Thích Nhất Hạnh
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I want to live more mindfully and I try to have an open mind about it. I like the concept, but I can't get into Thich Nhat Hanh. I find myself thinking the emperor has no clothes...he's just a brand.
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When It Happens to You by Molly Ringwald
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This could have been a 3.5. I like the format of interconnected stand-alone stories. There were a couple of things that worked really well. The title story was excellent. And in one story, she swung back to an event that had occurred in another story ...more
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Noah's Garden by Sara Bonnett Stein
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Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy
Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens
by Douglas W. Tallamy
recommended for: Anybody with a scrap of yard (or even a balcony) and a love of nature.
read in April, 2015
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I love this book. It's all about native plants and the rationale for using them in all gardens, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. Gardens are not just about looking pretty - they're also about the potential to play a vital role in the e ...more
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