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Hooper's Pasture ...
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"A collection of snippets from the author's childhood through adult years in Maine and Vermont. Nicely written, homey, feel-good book." Feb 07, 2016 07:54AM

 
Of Human Bondage
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The Queen's Messenger by Robert Lipscomb Duncan
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I'm not sure if it was because I haven't read a thriller in such a long time or if it was because this book was exceptional, but whatever the reason, I thoroughly enjoyed this one! I looked forward to my opportunities to pick it up.

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In Xanadu by William Dalrymple
In Xanadu: A Quest
by William Dalrymple
read in December, 2015
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A fun trek across the continent. Full of entertaining anecdotes, colorful characters and challenges. Well worth the read. Recommended to me by my daughter who was spot on once again.

Dalrymple entertains with his British wit, colorful portrayals, sen
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The Flat Cat & Other Tales by Barbara  Walters
The Flat Cat & Other Tales
by Barbara Walters
read in January, 2016
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This is a book of Barbara Walters' (No! not that one.) newspaper columns that were published in the Kalamazoo Gazette back in the early to mid-Nineties. The columns were delightful, well-written, entertaining snippets of life.

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Zoo Quest to Guiana by David Attenborough
Zoo Quest to Guiana
by David Attenborough
read in September, 2015
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While my daughter was reading this book, she kept telling me, "Mom, you'll love this book!" And,
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The book centers around an expedition of a couple of English gentlemen whose quest is to visit Guiana with the objective of collecting an
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Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Left Neglected
by Lisa Genova (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Judy by: Lisa
recommended for: Anyone
read in July, 2015
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I fully enjoyed this book although impossible to not feel emotionally involved in pulling for Sarah Nickerson's recovery from a brain trauma called Left Neglect. The story brings awareness to this devastating condition while offering hope. Like Genov ...more
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The Son by Jo Nesbø
The Son
by Jo Nesbø
read in June, 2015
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Unfair by Adam Benforado
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The Sleuth Sisters by Maggie Pill
The Sleuth Sisters
by Maggie Pill
recommended for: mystery lovers
read in May, 2015
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