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The Secret Life of Pronouns by James W. Pennebaker
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Not so much about language as what language reveals about us, this is a book on social psychology that uses interesting case studies to highlight an apparently robust corpus of research.

Analyzing the use of "invisible function words," including pron...more
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Hershey by Michael D'Antonio
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A good biography of an interesting man. As indicated by the subtitle, the focus of the book is on how Hershey built his huge industry and wealth, as well as his attempts to create socially progressive communities and institutions. The same ideas and...more
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The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg
The Paper Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #1)
by Charlie N. Holmberg (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Cute, for what it is, and I am interested to continue in the world.
Holmberg does a great job of investing us in Ceony and her craft, and things get exciting remarkably early in the story. I'm afraid that the journey of discovery, despite including f...more
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What If? by Randall Munroe
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If you are familiar with Randall's What If? blog this is probably everything you expect. If you have ever wondered what a Death Star blast measures on the Richter scale, or what the probability is of finding your one true soul mate, or how long a sub...more
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Whose Toes are Those? by Jabari Asim
Whose Toes are Those?
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Knuffle Bunny Too by Mo Willems
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The Pigeon Loves Things That Go! by Mo Willems
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Whose Garden Is It? by Mary Ann Hoberman
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The Mitten by Jan Brett
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“Evil indeed is the man who has not one woman to mourn him.”
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“It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
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“Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said. 'One can't believe impossible things.'

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Mae West
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
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