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The Writer's Idea Thesaurus by Fred White
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The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Buy, Buy Baby by Susan Gregory Thomas
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The first 3 to 4 years of life are important because it is when the child's brain is basically shaped for life. A 15-year old has more in common, cognitively speaking, with a 55-year old than a 4-year old. The baby's mind is a black box, it's unknowa ...more
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Bottom of the Ninth by Michael   Shapiro
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I quickly was overwhelmed by the amount of characters in the Continental League story. That side of things was not interesting to me so I skimmed basically all of that story past 100 pages other than reading about a few owners. I didn't realize they ...more
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All Involved by Ryan Gattis
All Involved
by Ryan Gattis
read in May, 2015
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The L.A. Riots seemed to be peripheral to the lives of most of characters(gang members) so it was oddly not really a big deal. The book even acknowledges this by asking how they know the deaths of gang members had anything to do with the riots. I lik ...more
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World Made by Hand by James Howard Kunstler
World Made by Hand
by James Howard Kunstler
read in April, 2015
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One Shot at Forever by Chris Ballard
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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It's nothing like Gone Girl, at all. This is a British thriller/mystery type deal. The main female character is a well-conceived character that isn't perfect-that's about as close a reason I can find to a GG comparison. She's a fairly delusional drun ...more
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Chuck Palahniuk
“You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Albert Einstein
“Honestly, I cannot understand what people mean when they talk about the freedom of the human will. I have a feeling, for instance, that I will something or other; but what relation this has with freedom I cannot understand at all. I feel that I will to light my pipe and I do it; but how can I connect this up with the idea of freedom? What is behind the act of willing to light the pipe? Another act of willing? Schopenhauer once said: Der Mensch kann was er will; er kann aber nicht wollen was er will (Man can do what he will but he cannot will what he wills).”
Albert Einstein

Kurt Vonnegut
“That is my principal objection to life, I think: It's too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Deadeye Dick

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