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"Cute book, would like to read the second one. Trixie is quite a character, liked the romance part of it. "
"I have read Dead Aid so far. "
Martha Samsell made a comment in the group Great African ReadsApril-June: Dead Aid topic
"I have read three fourths of the book and am angry that there is so much waste of money. The people are suffering and a band aid is being used to solv...more "
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"I finished the book and figured out the murderer. Josie is an interesting character. Not that it was predictable or anything. The outcome was a little...more "
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Gloria Naylor
“The music in his laughter had a way of rounding off the missing notes in her soul.”
Gloria Naylor, Linden Hills

Leo Tolstoy
“All families are happy, all families are alike.”
Leo Tolstoy

Oscar Wilde
“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
Oscar Wilde

Henry Miller
“The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.”
Henry Miller

Abigail Van Buren
“The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.”
Abigail Van Buren

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82729 Library Book Club — 10 members — last activity Jul 13, 2014 08:16PM
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Martha Samsell has completed her goal of reading 50 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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2013 Reading Challenge
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Martha Samsell has completed her goal of reading 35 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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