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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
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Wow, what a crazy and inspiring read. I admit to knowing little about mountain climbing or Everest, really, so reading this book was more of a whim. I'm so glad I did -amazing.
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The Future for Curious People by Gregory Sherl
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“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
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Coal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman
Coal River
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Stolen by Daniel Palmer
Stolen
by Daniel Palmer (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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I may come back to this later. It was recommended by a friend, but I wasn't able to get into it.
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The Big Thirst by Charles Fishman
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Ironically, I finished this book while in California during the significant drought the state is facing. This is another must-read for anyone who has an interest in climate change, or wants to know more about the challenges our planet may face if cha ...more
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All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
All the Bright Places
by Jennifer Niven (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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Read this cover-to-cover on a plane ride across the country. It felt like a mash-up of Eleanor & Park and The Fault in Our Stars, and I absolutely loved it. The characters were well-developed, and the ending was perfect. A great YA read.
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“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”
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