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Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg
" An incredibly well written book, it drew me in very quickly, as I really wanted to know what had happened...but as it went on , I realized that it was probably leading where it did eventually lead...to modern immorality causing havoc in people's l... " Read more of this review »
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Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg
Silent to the Bone
by E.L. Konigsburg
read in September, 2014
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I admire the strong friendship between the two main characters, and found the family dynamics intriguing. I'm not sure at what age I would recommend a teen read this book, however, because of the nature of the "key to the puzzle."
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Grace is not opposed to effort, it is opposed to earning. Earning is an attitude. Effort is an action. Grace, you know, does not just have to do with forgiveness of sins alone.Dallas Willard
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Lisette's List by Susan Vreeland
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I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
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The Women of Duck Commander by Kay  Robertson
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I don't think I'd call them "surprising" insights, since there was nothing earth-shattering, at least to me, but I was impressed by the apparent honesty and basic truth that was re-affirmed through these women's stories. I was particularly impressed...more
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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
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read in April, 2010
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Sad and foreboding but compelling and interesting. Engaging, varied writing style and unique perspecitve and characters give yet another new take on an often-explored subject/historical time period.
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The Up Side of Down by Megan McArdle
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
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“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
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Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
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J.R.R. Tolkien
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Eleanor Roosevelt
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Michelle has completed her goal of reading 80 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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