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The Storyteller
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by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
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An Anthology by Simone Weil
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Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing by Hélène Cixous
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When We Were on Fire by Addie Zierman
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Haunting memoir. I identified with so much about her early years in the purity-obsessed evangelical movement. Overall a hopeful story of grace.
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A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans
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I expected to hate this book. I wanted to hate this book a little, but that's probably because I read a Piper review a while back and judged the book without reading it. Mea culpa.

The book is intended to be hyperbolic in some ways. She picks somethin...more
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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
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If you enjoyed the first book, this one is definitely a must-read. It seemed far less gruesome than the first, but that might be because I wasn't expecting it the first time around, so I found it more shocking. The plot development in this one is goo...more
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Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty
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Eh. As a stand-alone, it's not a great book. As a conclusion to Jessica and Marcus--it's good. She stays true to who they are while allowing them to have grown up in the intervening years. If you've read the other four, you may as well read this one...more
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Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor and Park
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So, so good. There's a reason I had to wait weeks for this audiobook to come in to the library. I snatched it up on kindle after I finished listening. The storytelling is beautiful, capturing two distinct voices and viewpoints well. The book is set i...more
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Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey
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I read this book at a time when I really needed to hear the affirmations in the book--that Jesus cared for women, that we aren't somehow "second class." Even if you don't agree with all of her conclusions, Jesus Feminist is a gentle read, inviting yo...more
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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
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