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Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
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" The last line of this poem settles beautifully in one's soul - "as in the calmness of your hand as it slips into mine". That's a beautiful as a kiss o ...more"
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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I read this book in 1990 and I absolutely loved it! It's hilarious. I have always loved satire. Douglas Adams created a great spoof of sci-fi. This remains one of my all-time favorite reads just for sheer lunacy.
Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven by Mark Twain
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This is one of the many books that got Mark Twain branded a heretic. But he was no heretic! He was right... who wants to sit around heaven all day doing nothing but flying on cherub's wings and playing harps. This again is great humor. Twain points o ...more
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
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This book is a great political satire. It's absolutely subtle and genius. I love it!
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
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An absolutely untouchable children's book, as if the world didn't already know it! A masterpiece, and my favorite of the trilogy. You love the journey because you love the shire. And the metaphors of good vs. evil, heaven vs. hell, the small and meek ...more
Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor
Leaving Home
by Garrison Keillor
read in January, 1998
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I love Garrison Keillor's style; similar in feel to Mark Twain. He's a great humorist, and writes in the same slow, languishing way the Mississippi river runs - beautifully and happily. I only wish he weren't so irreverent.
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Where the Red Fern Grows
by Wilson Rawls
read in January, 1976
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Just a great kids' book. If you haven't read it, you should.
How to Make an American Quilt by Whitney Otto
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I read this book many years ago and it really ministered to me then. It's a lovely read.
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