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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks
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Up Jumps the Devil by Michael Poore
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Skellig by David Almond
Skellig (Skellig, #1)
by David Almond
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A little dark, a bit sweet, but it seems to keep it's balance. I love that Michael can trust and appreciate both his old friends and his new one in Mina; that he can get angry or frustrated with them, but remains loyal to their friendships; that he c...more
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The cure for boredom is curiosity.
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Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld
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The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer
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Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis
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Fiction Ruined My Family by Jeanne Darst
Fiction Ruined My Family
by Jeanne Darst
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I suppose "Fiction Ruined my Family" is a better title than "Alcohol Ruined my Family". The second might be more accurate, but I wouldn't have picked that book up. And I don't think the author blames fiction, either. Her parents are definately a tra...more
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Julie and Julia  by Julie Powell
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I first read an except from this book in Reader's Digest months ago. When we got the book in at work, I picked it up and read the back repeatedly. So I finally got around to actually checking it out. It's very conversational (though the language did...more
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Robert Fulghum
“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Douglas Adams
“I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

Douglas Adams
“The story so far:
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Aristotle
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle, Metaphysics

Dorothy Parker
“The cure for boredom is curiosity.
There is no cure for curiosity.”
Dorothy Parker

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