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One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.A.A. Milne
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Ripper by Isabel Allende
Ripper
by Isabel Allende (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Incredible novel of suspense! Allende's writing here was translated from the Spanish!OMG! A group of kids and a grandfather pull together evidence that a serial killer in on the loose in present-day San Francisco! Put "Ripper" at the top of your read...more
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The main thing you got to remember is that everything in the world is a hustle.Alex Haley
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The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin
The Fortune Hunter
by Daisy Goodwin (Goodreads Author)
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Flying Shoes by Lisa Howorth
Flying Shoes: A Novel
by Lisa Howorth
read in August, 2014
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The author has based "Flying Shoes" upon her memories of the long-ago unsolved murder of her step-brother. Now this is a book that everyone should read, for it is Southern writing at its very best.The story begins in 1996 and main character Mary Byrd...more
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My latest book is about a pedophile principal and it's based on something that happened long ago. Could you stand to review it?
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Touching Eternity by Carl Perrin
Touching Eternity
by Carl Perrin
read in June, 2014
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With humor and a highly readable writing style, Dr. Carl Perrin has authored "Touching Eternity", a memoir of his teaching years. Dr. Perrin covers his career as a teacher and professor of English with his beginnings at New Hampshire's Hollis High Sc...more
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“A prude is a person who thinks that his own rules of propriety are natural laws.”
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Diary Secrets (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Charlotte Frazier escapes with her disabled brother from their abusive Virginia home during the tumultous Civil War years.Arriving safely in Philadelphia,they are taken in by an elderly abolitionist and Charlotte becomes her valuable helper in helping slaves escape to freedom.Charlotte eventually finds love and and a secure home life on the New Jersey shore. She eventually buys back her Virginia homestead and leaves it and her diary to her beloved grandson. He goes back to Virginia after World War II to find this family home and discovers family history and his grandmother's hidden secrets as well.
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