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The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
The Forgotten Sisters (Princess Academy, #3)
by Shannon Hale (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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I enjoyed reading The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale, the third in the Princess Academy series. The book opens with Miri so very excited to go back home to her mountain, to her father and sister. And she'll be traveling with the love of her life, ...more
The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
"In this sequel to Palace of Stone (2012), Miri is all set to go back to her home and family with Peder and the other girls from the academy when the king sends for her. There is war brewing, and the way he has decided to avert it is to send Miri t..." Read more of this review »
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The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales by Franz Xaver von Schönwerth
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I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño
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The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses by Chris Bruno
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The Sound of Music Story by Tom Santopietro
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I enjoyed reading Tom Santopietro's The Sound of Music Story. Did I enjoy each chapter equally? Probably not. But what I was interested in, I was REALLY interested in, and, I was fine skimming the rest.

The book focuses on several things: 1) the stor
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Experiencing the New Birth by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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Experiencing the New Birth is a collection of twenty-four sermons preached by Martyn Lloyd-Jones in 1966. All the messages are drawn primarily from John 3. I say primarily because Lloyd-Jones often brings in other passages into each chapter. Does Exp ...more
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Unlocking the Scriptures by Hans Finzel
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The Jesus Life by Stephen W. Smith
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God, Adam, and You by Richard D. Phillips
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L. Frank Baum
“As they passed the rows of houses they saw through the open doors that men were sweeping and dusting and washing dishes, while the women sat around in groups, gossiping and laughing.

What has happened?' the Scarecrow asked a sad-looking man with a bushy beard, who wore an apron and was wheeling a baby carriage along the sidewalk.

Why, we've had a revolution, your Majesty -- as you ought to know very well,' replied the man; 'and since you went away the women have been running things to suit themselves. I'm glad you have decided to come back and restore order, for doing housework and minding the children is wearing out the strength of every man in the Emerald City.'

Hm!' said the Scarecrow, thoughtfully. 'If it is such hard work as you say, how did the women manage it so easily?'

I really do not know,' replied the man, with a deep sigh. 'Perhaps the women are made of cast-iron.”
L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz

William Shakespeare
“If music be the food of love, play on,
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.”
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

Victor Hugo
“It was SHE. Whoever has loved knows all the radiant meaning contained in the three letters of this word ‘she.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Victor Hugo
“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Victor Hugo
“Not being heard is no reason for silence.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

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