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Cure Overwhelm Now by Travis Cody
" Kudos to the guy for going 30 days without his phone, Internet, TV, etc. That's what the whole book is about, so it's really unnecessary to give the constant reminders that, "If I hadn't given up my computer, this writing would be so much easier.... " Read more of this review »
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Knocking on Heaven's Door by Katy Butler
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This book is about dying, so let's not sugar coat it.
It's about the economic forces of death and dying, the questions it raises and ideas on how to help your loved one die "naturally".
If you are caring for or will be caring for your parent(s), this i...more
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optimistic, science-worshipping culture wants to medicalize aging and make it nothing more than a collection of specific diseases that medicine can prevent or fix, one item at a time. But no matter what deal we make with the devil, nature outwits us. Dying can be postponed, but aging cannot be cured.Katy Butler
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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I get what all the fuss is about! I normally don't cry when I read books, but I did shed some tears with this one. My first foray into Young Adult. A bit jolting how it hits the ground running, but I rather liked it.
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We Are Water by Wally Lamb
We Are Water
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“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad ones”
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“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”
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“optimistic, science-worshipping culture wants to medicalize aging and make it nothing more than a collection of specific diseases that medicine can prevent or fix, one item at a time. But no matter what deal we make with the devil, nature outwits us. Dying can be postponed, but aging cannot be cured.”
Katy Butler, Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

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