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"♥ Love this idea, Civi! ♥ I am going to try my hand at some calligraphy for this postcard. I got a dip pen for xmas, and it needs some use! ;)

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Science Fiction Trails 11 by David B. Riley
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Science Fiction Trails 11 by David B. Riley
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Rift Vegan made a comment in the group The Post Card ExchangeApril 2014 Postcard Exchange topic
"Okay Lovelies! The April postcard exchange is officially closed. Everyone should have a message from me. I think I fixed all the mistakes I made (!!),...more "
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The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
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The Other Half Of The Sky by Athena Andreadis
The Other Half Of The Sky
by Athena Andreadis (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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Some good, above average stories here... but nothing that really "wowed" me.
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Your Spacious Self by Stephanie Bennett Vogt
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I got this book because I am taking SBV's year-long class (A Year to Clear). I was thinking it would be a supplement to the "daily drip" lessons I'm doing. Unfortunately, I jammed thru the book so fast and skipped the lessons... well, I feel like I n...more
Rift Vegan made a comment in the group The Post Card ExchangeMarch 2014 Postcard Exchange topic
"Oh! And... there are 36 participants this time around. Eight new people (Welcome!!). And we are from 11 different countries!

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More of Rift's books…
Jane Smiley
“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”
Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

Malala Yousafzai
“Let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons." Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for wanting an education and survived, in her keynote speech to the United Nations, 12th July 2013.”
Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Anne Tyler
“I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.”
Anne Tyler

Stephen Jay Gould
“Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.”
Stephen Jay Gould

J.G. Ballard
“I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen.”
J.G. Ballard

9526 The Post Card Exchange — 247 members — last activity 2 minutes ago
Yay Postcards! We are an International group of people who love reading and mail. Please join our monthly postcard exchange! Newbies Welcome!
Groups_nophoto-25x33 E-Books — 332 members — last activity Mar 16, 2014 03:15PM
A group for exchanging information about downloadable E-Books, like the Gutenberg Project, Microsoft Reader, Planet PDF etc.
Groups_nophoto-25x33 Vegan — 100 members — last activity Aug 17, 2012 02:16PM
Vegans and vegan hopefuls join this group to discuss resources, literature, and topics concerning veganism. Health! Animal Rights! Environmentalism!
3641 Veganism & Animal Rights in Fiction & Poetry — 23 members — last activity Mar 22, 2009 01:47PM
A place where vegans from anywhere can post about our favorite novels, stories or poems with veg*n related content. Although non-fiction is pretty eas...more
217 Banned Books — 4124 members — last activity Apr 20, 2014 06:21PM
To celebrate our love of reading books that people see fit to ban throughout the world. We abhor censorship and promote freedom of speech.
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2011 Reading Challenge
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