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Rift Vegan liked that Kandice has completed the 2014 Reading Challenge
Kandice has completed her goal of reading 80 books for the 2014 Reading Challenge!
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Rift Vegan made a comment in the group The Post Card ExchangeNovember Postcard Exchange topic
" Hello Lovely Postcard People,
The exchange is officially closed for November. Most everyone has a message from me. If you don't, please check your frie
Rift Vegan made a comment on her review of The Bees
The Bees by Laline Paull
" Bee stings hurt a little, but make me incredibly sad since it kills the poor little bee.

Betsy, I ran into an interesting article this morning that you
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,
Vegan with a Vengeance by Isa Chandra Moskowitz Vegan Soul Kitchen by Bryant Terry Viva Vegan! 200 Authentic and Fabulous Recipes for Latin Food... by Terry Hope Romero Candle 79 Cookbook by Joy Pierson Eat Vegan on $4.00 a Day by Ellen Jaffe Jones Vote on this list »
My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler Vote on this list »
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
More of Rift's books…
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

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

Maya Angelou
“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.”
Maya Angelou

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

Eugene Field
“No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.”
Eugene Field

9526 The Post Card Exchange — 337 members — last activity Dec 19, 2014 06:35AM
Yay Postcards! We are an International group of people who love reading and mail. Please join our monthly postcard exchange! Newbies Welcome!
25x33 E-Books — 345 members — last activity Aug 30, 2014 07:04AM
A group for exchanging information about downloadable E-Books, like the Gutenberg Project, Microsoft Reader, Planet PDF etc.
25x33 Vegan — 99 members — last activity Jun 05, 2014 10:49AM
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 — 24 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 — 4358 members — last activity Dec 19, 2014 12:08AM
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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