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100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-R... by Jean Carper
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Still Alice
by Lisa Genova (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2014
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My mother has dementia, so I've read and lived a lot on this topic. I think Still Alice did a wonderful job of making the symptoms, and tragedy, of dementia relatable in a work of fiction.

This book with stick with me for some time, and I'll be sendin...more
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Adventures with My Father by A.L. Skip Mahaffey
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Soy Sauce for Beginners by Kirstin Chen
Soy Sauce for Beginners
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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
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I did find parts of delightful humor in this book. However, I guess it isn't my "type" of humor. My worry for the author and her issues got in the way of the humor.
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
" I'd like to say I liked this book - I did try to. And I can't deny the freaky power of Allie Brosh's crudely drawn illustrations to evoke complicated emotions and ideas.

But I'm tired of navel-gazing blogs turned into books - this one reminded me... " Read more of this review »
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2013
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I simply adore "Eat, Pray, Love", but didn't love Elizabeth Gilbert's follow up book on marriage. So I was cautious about her latest fiction work, but by the first chapter I forgot all about the author and got wrapped up in the story.
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