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Rift Vegan made a comment on her review of The Bees
The Bees by Laline Paull
" Thanks, Lisa! Bees are awesome! "
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Rift Vegan rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Bees by Laline Paull
The Bees
by Laline Paull (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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It was good, but I wanted to like it more than I actually did! I love bees and I love animal fiction. But, in this book, there was a bit too much violence. Also would have been nice if the book were about a native American species of bee (honey bees ...more
Rift Vegan made a comment in the group The Post Card ExchangeCard stock topic
" I'm using Staples brand Double-sided Matte photo paper. I print 2 pcs to a letter sized sheet and cut them down. It occasionally gets pretty shredded ...more"
Rift Vegan made a comment in the group The Post Card ExchangeOctober Postcard Exchange topic
" Dear Lovely Postcarding People,
This exchange is officially closed, almost everyone should have a message from me. I did hit my messaging limit again,
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Rift Vegan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
The Heart of a Woman
by Maya Angelou
read in October, 2014
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This is the book where Maya gets into civil rights. It's wonderful when books you've read intersect... I had read Nelson Mandela's Long Walk to Freedom, and was delighted to recognize some people and groups and have extra insight with Maya's time in ...more
Rift Vegan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
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Anne Tyler
“I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.”
Anne Tyler

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

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

Maya Angelou
“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.”
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A group for exchanging information about downloadable E-Books, like the Gutenberg Project, Microsoft Reader, Planet PDF etc.
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Vegans and vegan hopefuls join this group to discuss resources, literature, and topics concerning veganism. Health! Animal Rights! Environmentalism!
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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
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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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Rift Vegan has completed her goal of reading 35 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
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2013 Reading Challenge
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Rift Vegan has completed her goal of reading 30 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
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