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Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
" Same here, Melki. I like the music but I'm not really that into reading about all the drugs and sexual adventures so I tend to avoid them. But I thoug ...more "
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Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
Born to Run
by Bruce Springsteen
read in October, 2016
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The beauty of Born to Run isn’t that it’s a biography of Bruce Springsteen, the beauty is that it’s written by Bruce himself. His spirit, his style, his nuances and his voice: the same things that draw us so tightly to his music, that make us cling s ...more
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The Cannibal Within by Mark Mirabello
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Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Tortilla Flat
by John Steinbeck
read in June, 2014
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If Tortilla Flat had been my first exposure to John Steinbeck it's likely I wouldn't have gone back for more. I thought the book was dismal, which, by itself, isn't necessarily a bad thing, and boring, which, by itself or not, always is.

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The Seamstress by Sara Tuvel Bernstein
The Seamstress
by Sara Tuvel Bernstein
read in May, 2014
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This was a good book, and it's one I would certainly recommend to anyone interested in reading about the Holocaust, but I can't say it's anything that's going to stick with me for very long. As much as I respect Seren Tuvel Bernstein - and while I ha ...more
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Miss Buncle's Book by D.E. Stevenson
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Quaint, gentle and delightful. There's nothing I didn't like about this charming story of a woman who, struggling financially, takes inspiration from her neigbhors and writes a book, turning her village of Silverstream into Copperfield and not ever i ...more
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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
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