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A Dance with Dragons
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Either/Or, Part I by Søren Kierkegaard
“A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke.”
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Toxic Parents by Susan Forward
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30 Pieces of Silver by Carolyn McCray
30 Pieces of Silver (Betrayed, #1)
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The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout
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So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
"I'm giving this book five stars not because it is a perfect book, nor because I agree with everything in it. Rather, I think it is a very important book because delves into a conversation that everyone who uses the internet should be having with o..." Read more of this review »
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So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
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I think this should be required reading in high schools. The gist of the story: In the age of social media, internet shaming and bullying is out control and can destroy lives. Think before you share and hit the "send" button. Jon Ronson is becoming o ...more
So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
"I love Jon Ronson's writing and public shaming is a topic I'm fascinated by, having long been appalled by the virtual-pitchfork-wielding mobs who regularly destroy lives on Twitter etc. So I was very excited about this book. Ronson's writing is as..." Read more of this review »
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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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Loved this book. Good when your life sucks and you need another point of view on coping and loss, and to remind you that maybe your life doesn't suck as much as you think.
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Søren Kierkegaard
“A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke.”
Søren Kierkegaard, Either/Or, Part I

Dr. Seuss
“I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”
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Dr. Seuss
“I'm afraid that sometimes you'll play lonely games too. Games you can't win 'cause you'll play against you.”
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Ring Lardner
“Shut up,' he explained.”
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Ring Lardner
“They gave each other a smile with a future in it.”
Ring Lardner

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