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The Secret Place
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Reuben and Rachel by Susanna Rowson
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If you are anything like me, Susanna Rowson is not a name you've stumbled across at any point in your life. I've read a lot of books, but I tend, generally, to avoid early American novelists because, well, the puritan thing really gets to me. However...more
Naked and Marooned by Ed Stafford
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It's only natural that since I am fascinated by survival stories in fiction that I should also look to some crazy real-life stories. That's exactly what caught my eye when I saw Ed Stafford's book. NAKED AND MAROONED is a heck of a title and a little...more
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The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg
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I don't read a lot of crime books. I was burned out on them years ago, but there are a few authors that make the cut for me and Camilla Lackberg is one of them. I've been following her Fjallbacka series since the first book was released and I'm alway...more
Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Stone Mattress
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
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I have a confession to make. I haven't been reading as much as I want to - well, I haven't been reading fiction "for fun" as much as I have wanted to. The reason is that now that school is in session and I'm focusing on a specific area of literature...more
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Daphne du Maurier and her Sisters by Jane Dunn
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The Upstairs Wife by Rafia Zakaria
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The Trial by Franz Kafka
The Trial
by Franz Kafka
read in August, 2014
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"Haha I haven't read any yet. Tried this one but I think I need to start at the beginning. "
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Francisco X. Stork
“Be in the world but not of the world.' The words are from Jesus. But I have not the slightest idea how to accomplish that or even if it's possible. The world will always poke you in the chest with its index finger.”
Francisco X. Stork, Marcelo in the Real World

William Goldman
“When I was your age, television was called books.”
William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Louisa May Alcott
“There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Ann Patchett
“Never be so focused on what you're looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find.”
Ann Patchett, State of Wonder

L.M. Montgomery
“It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Thoughts on reading, writing and critiquing. (Nonfiction)
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