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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
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Family Life by Akhil Sharma
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The Tinder Box by Hans Christian Andersen
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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose by John Donne
“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face."

[The Autumnal]”
John Donne
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Sindbad the Sailor by Unknown
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The Raven - Ulalume - Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe
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Nick Hornby
“What came first – the music or the misery? Did I listen to the music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to the music? Do all those records turn you into a melancholy person?”
Nick Hornby, High Fidelity

Alfred Lord Tennyson
“Hope
Smiles from the threshold of the year to come,
Whispering 'it will be happier'...”
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Charles Chaplin
“You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down”
Charles Chaplin

Wilkie Collins
“My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody.”
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

Charles Dickens
“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.”
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

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2013 Reading Challenge
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Matthew has completed his goal of reading 80 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Matthew has completed his goal of reading 70 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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2011 Reading Challenge
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Matthew has completed his goal of reading 50 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
 
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