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Liar's Code by Richard Chiappone
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A Cry Like a Bell by Madeleine L'Engle
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Dead Reckoning by Dave Atcheson
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Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō
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There are probably seasons in our lives when a book like this might be most meaningful. I'm in such a season right now. The paradigm-shift this book inspires is nothing short of genius - brilliant, simple and true. If we surround ourselves only with ...more
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Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
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Gawande's writing style has always appealed to me. He takes complex issues, and combines storytelling with data to elucidate new ways of considering them. It appeals greatly to nurses - who operate in the world of stories - our patients and what matt ...more
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Lamb by Christopher Moore
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The 4 Gospels don't tell us much about Jesus' childhood. This book is a satirical attempt to fill in those blanks - a gospel written by Jesus' childhood pal, Biff. Christopher Moore himself might find it incredibly ironic that my spiritual director r ...more
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Carry On, Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed
by Glennon Doyle Melton (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2015
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Can I give this book 6 stars? I choose some really great books, and I give a lot of them 5 stars. But this one deserves 6. This is a book I will return to the library, but go BUY MYSELF A COPY to keep next to my bed. I will likely BUY MORE COPIES to ...more
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