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Beacon 23 by Hugh Howey
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The Beast Side by D. Watkins
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Summerlost by Ally Condie
Summerlost
by Ally Condie (Goodreads Author)
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Realistic children's fiction can be a hard sell on me, and I really, really enjoyed this one, which has the feel of a new classic on friendship, loss, and healing. 12-yr-old Cedar lost her father and younger brother Ben (who was somewhere on the spec ...more
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Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
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Jefferson's Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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I've always liked Kimberly Brubaker Bradley's work (though there's a lot more than the two I've read--The Lacemaker and the Princess and The War That Saved My Life), meant to read this one, and finally got motivated to pick it up due to (no shame) se ...more
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Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
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Pop Sonnets by Erik Didriksen
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A hell of a lot of fun to flip through, and will be a fun assignment (would also be fun to assign all students or members of a writing group to write a sonnet about the SAME pop song, and see the different versions) (and to think about which pop song ...more
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Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon
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It was a delight to learn much more about the phenomenal Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from youth and education (her mother died one day before Ginsburg's high school graduation; she nevertheless went on with her plan to start at Cornell in the fall) and care ...more
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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
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This just didn't hit me as strongly as it seems to be hitting others. The part I appreciated the most was the afterword by Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, Paul's wife. I'm looking forward to Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, and do imagine they'd make a good paired r ...more
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Dark Money by Jane Mayer
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Jane Eyre, Unbanned (Poetry)
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