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The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
by Philippa Gregory (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Enjoyable political historical fiction filled with intrigue from Elizabeth's point of view. I understand the author's reasoning on the twist at the end but have a hard time buying it, so that jolted me or if the world. Still, it is a great Escape and ...more
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The Art of War by Sun Tzu
The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
read in June, 2015
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I actually listened to the new recording made by the infamous GOT Littlefinger, Aidan Gillen. Pure wow. Precise, succinct, crafty.
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Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson
Why Homer Matters
by Adam Nicolson
read in June, 2015
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For a Homer devotee, this is somewhat like reality TV, only better because it isn't reality TV! This gave me an insiders view, satisfying my curiosity and giving me even more to digest about these remarkable stories.
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The Swede by Robert Karjel
The Swede
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A Big Enough Lie by Eric Bennett
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The Rival Queens by Nancy Goldstone
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The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower
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In a Dark Wood by Joseph Luzzi
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Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson
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Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
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Marie Kondo
“Every object has a different role to play. Not all clothes have come to you to be worn threadbare. It is the same with people. Not every person you meet in life will become a close friend or lover.”
Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie Kondo
“People with large book collections are almost always diligent learners.”
Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo
“the best way to choose what to keep and what to throw away is to take each item in one’s hand and ask: “Does this spark joy?” If it does, keep it. If not, dispose of it. This is not only the simplest but also the most accurate yardstick by which to judge.”
Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie Kondo
“The process of assessing how you feel about the things you own, identifying those that have fulfilled their purpose, expressing your gratitude, and bidding them farewell, is really about examining your inner self, a rite of passage to a new life.”
Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie Kondo
“No matter how wonderful things used to be, we cannot live in the past. The joy and excitement we feel here and now are more important.”
Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

25x33 Red River Valley Reader's Club — 15 members — last activity Jul 03, 2013 11:07AM
Open to persons who live in the Red River Valley, for a view of our perspective, which is a far cry from the "Lists" that are out there.
4862 Books on the Nightstand — 5042 members — last activity 12 minutes ago
A group to discuss books and topics mentioned on Books on the Nightstand, a blog and podcast about books and reading.
30097 Paris TX Ladies Book Club — 35 members — last activity Jan 16, 2014 07:59AM
This Book Club is based off of the long standing Bas Bleu ladies book club based in Paris, Texas. Formed in 2000, there is quite a selection of good b ...more
59349 Reading the Classics — 4107 members — last activity Jul 03, 2015 07:24PM
This is a group for people who want to read the classics and discuss them as a group. Each month we will choose as a group a book to read. Everyone is ...more
60280 The Readers — 652 members — last activity Jun 25, 2015 10:14AM
The Readers is a podcast by Simon Savidge of Savidge Reads and Thomas Otto of My Porch, they like to talk about books... alot!
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2013 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2011 Reading Challenge
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Sydney Young has completed her goal of reading 90 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
 
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