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The Last Week by Marcus J. Borg
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Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen
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Pioneer Girl by Bich Minh Nguyen
Pioneer Girl
by Bich Minh Nguyen
read in February, 2015
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I really enjoyed this well-crafted and engaging story as Nguyen weaves together two tales of American migration: the true story of the white, midwestern family of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the fictional family of Lee Lien who is a first generation Vie ...more
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
by Cheryl Strayed (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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American Gods by Neil Gaiman
American Gods (American Gods, #1)
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I was first introduced to Neil Gaiman by reading his most recent book, "Ocean at the End of the Lane." I was struck by his engaging, lyrical prose and the way he weaved together the real and supernatural in seamless and scary ways. Consequently, I wa ...more
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
by Haruki Murakami
read in January, 2015
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It's difficult to describe this novel with its surreal combination of real and "fantasy." Unlike Neil Gamin who blends these two into a seamless whole, Murasaki describes them separately. Or does he?

It was quite awhile for me to really get engaged wi
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Faitheist by Chris Stedman
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Flight Behavior
by Barbara Kingsolver
read in November, 2014
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The Night Listener by Armistead Maupin
The Night Listener
by Armistead Maupin
read in November, 2014
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