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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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This book was a joy to read. Adichie nails being black in America from the perspective of someone who knows they are still on the outside looking in. If you find it uncomfortable to talk about race, you may not enjoy this book. Race comes up and play...more
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
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David Sedaris has done it again! This book had a lot of stories about his exploits in traveling. But not in a pretentious way, since he doesn't travel like that. A lot of the stories were about what annoyed him about traveling, even after all these y...more
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Carrie by Stephen King
Carrie
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
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This was the first Stephen King book I've read since The Shining over 10 years ago. Through pop culture references driven into me for most of my life, I pretty much knew the storyline already, but reading it is always different. This was presented mo...more
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East of Eden by John Steinbeck
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I bought this book at a thrift store about five years ago and it sat on my shelf since then. I now deeply regret that. The size may be a little intimidating, but each word was beautiful and purposeful. The characters were so fleshed out and complete....more
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George R.R. Martin
“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Mark Twain
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
Mark Twain

Shel Silverstein
“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
Shel Silverstein

Virginia Woolf
“Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.”
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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A group for anyone who may not have done the reading in high school that they were supposed to, but would like to do so now. If you're like me, there...more
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