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Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith
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Wonderful series. I never get tired of it. I love to drink bush tea like Mma Ramotswe and listen to the audiobooks. One of my favorite worlds to enter into from time to time.
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The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams
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I enjoyed certain aspects of this book, but felt that it was too long. I think the author enjoyed writing about an area of Great Britain that he felt a strong kinship to, but there was too much wandering over mountains (all of which had different nam ...more
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
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This book never gets old and it is such a joy to read it to one's little sister! Johanna enjoyed it, but I think I enjoyed it more. Picked up a new great quote from Gandalf: "Surely you don't disbelieve the prophecies just because you had a hand in b ...more
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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Couldn't put it down! My favorite character was definitely Peeta... I love his humility and courage. The most disturbing part was the ignorance of the Capitol people. I'm assuming the author wanted this to hit close to home for us American materialis ...more
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Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith
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Even better than the first. This series can never get old, I think. I don't see how you can NOT love this series, in fact.
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
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I am getting really into this series! I love all the characters, Mma Ramotswe's stream of consciousness, the cultural differences and themes. You will not be able to resist the charm of this African world. Funny, heart wrenching, thought-provoking, t ...more
Radical by David Platt
"This book was instantly engaging. I just plowed through it, thoroughly appreciating what the author was communicating, but now I want to read it again more slowly, more meditatively, and share it with my family. Christian "norms" are not necessari..." Read more of this review »
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Radical by David Platt
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If you have ever lived in America, and consider yourself to be a Christian, you HAVE to read this book! There is something convicting and inspiring for everyone. It seems like whenever I have a deep conversation with someone, I start talking about th ...more
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Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
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A fun and creative cross between sci-fi and fairy tale. The best part was that I read/listened to the whole thing on the return car ride from Mexico with Uncle Jim, Aunt Christine, Ruby and Iris! I loved Artemis's character and the interesting idea o ...more
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