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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
by E.L. James (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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Well, this book has gotten me worked up, but not in the ways it does for most people.
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First off, this is an adult (read: x-rated) version of Twilight. There’s a young, naïve, innocent, virginal woman who’s attracted to a powerful, wealt
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The Scent of Rumduol by Andy J. Hill
The Scent of Rumduol
by Andy J. Hill (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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A friend I met in Cambodia recommended this book, not once but several times, and the last time she insisted I download and read it. For 99cents, I thought why not. This was an excellent read, especially if you're interested in the lives of everyday ...more
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Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
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Reading this book has been a good dose of reality as I just quit my very safe, secure, and utterly predictable job in preparation for a new academic and career path. Talk about being vulnerable! Easy to read and easy to synthesize. I haven't read a q ...more
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Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn
by Jo Baker
read in July, 2013
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Downton Abbey a la Pride and Prejudice. If you're a fan of either/or/both, then you'll find this a great summer read.
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The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White
The Chaos of Stars
by Kiersten White (Goodreads Author)
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The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White
The Chaos of Stars
by Kiersten White (Goodreads Author)
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The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The Storyteller
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2013
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Easy summer read. I think Holocaust stories are timeless and important to be told. This book, though,was not as captivating as some of Picoult's earlier titles, especially as it relates to empathizing with the story's controversies and characters' co ...more
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The Fool's Girl by Celia Rees
The Fool's Girl
by Celia Rees (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2013
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I like Twelfth Night. I like Shakespeare. I like Celia Rees's books and writing. The book was my least favorite Rees book, but worth the read if you are interested in Shakespeare. I could see this title paired with WIlliam Shakespeare's Twelfth Night ...more
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
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