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What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite by David DiSalvo
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Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
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Animal Farm by George Orwell
Animal Farm
by George Orwell
read in January, 2015
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I haven't read this since high school and I think I have a much greater appreciation for it now. Pretty brilliant if you ask me.
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Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
Through the Woods
by Emily Carroll
read in January, 2015
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Creepy, well paced, and uniquely illustrated.
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Miss Mayhem by Rachel Hawkins
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Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
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A good start to the series. He audiobook was well done too.
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Ida M. Tarbell by Emily Arnold McCully
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If I were to guess, I'd say this book was chosen for the YALSA nonfiction award because of the subject matter, not so much the book. It's not all that well written and it's sort of boring. If I wasn't reading it for the Hub challenge, I definitely wo ...more
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Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
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Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw
Laughing at My Nightmare
by Shane Burcaw (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I vacillated between really disliking the book and finding it interesting and tolerable. If I wasn't reading it for the Hub challenge, I definitely would have not finished it. While it can be inspiring at points and at others, interesting, I also did ...more
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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I'm not quite sure that I have the words to describe my thoughts about this book. From the moment I heard about this book (from John Green, I think, months before it was published), I knew there was something special about it. It took me along time t ...more
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Abraham Lincoln
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

Margaret Mead
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead

Oscar Wilde
“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
Oscar Wilde

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!”
Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

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Welcome to the Young Adult Book Club! Welcome everyone who is interested in YA books! Each month we read a book and discuss it with the group! We also ...more
79463 The Random World of Reading — 561 members — last activity Jan 27, 2015 08:42PM
This group is for anyone who has so many different categories of books and just doesn't know what to read. Anything from YA to history to romance to b ...more
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Chat about what you're reading for the 2014 Hub Reading Challenge! You have until June 22 to read 25 young adult titles that were named winners or hon ...more
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To celebrate our love of reading books that people see fit to ban throughout the world. We abhor censorship and promote freedom of speech.
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2011 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2013 Reading Challenge
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