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The Essential Tales of Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
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My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
My Brilliant Friend
by Elena Ferrante
read in December, 2014
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Elena Ferrante's novel, MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, reads like a memoir; that's both good and bad. MY BRILLIANT FRIEND tells of the relationship between Lila and Elena from age four until they are sixteen. There are not two but three more books in this seri ...more
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Big Little Lies
by Liane Moriarty (Goodreads Author)
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Liane Moriarty has created a new genre of literature: Women's Thrillers. Both BIG LITTLE LIES and her last book, THE HUSBAND'S SECRET, strike the sweet spot between Women's Fiction and Thrillers. Plus, her writing is excellent.

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
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There aren't enough superlative adjectives to discuss this book without sounding redundant in short order.

UNBROKEN is a perfectly written tale about an unimaginable true story. I don't normally read biographies, but I am glad to have read this one. I
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Jonathan Safran Foer
“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Anne Carson
“Each night about this time he puts on sadness like a garment and goes on writing.”
Anne Carson

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
E.E. Cummings

J.D. Salinger
“I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.”
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

Yogi Berra
“You can observe a lot just by watching.”
Yogi Berra

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