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The Book of Lost Fragrances by M.J. Rose
The Book of Lost Fragrances (Reincarnationist, #4)
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read in April, 2015
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Love the first few in the series, and this one just did not capture me. Not sure if the series is too formulaic and getting boring, or something else.
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The Book of Lost Fragrances (Reincarnationist, #4)
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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
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Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn
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So, I admit, I put this on my list because as a doctoral student in education, I feel I should have read this book. I did not dig Daniel Pink's Drive, which is a similar premise. However, this book rocked.my.world. I do not see how a teacher could re ...more
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Turning Angel by Greg Iles
Turning Angel (Penn Cage, #2)
by Greg Iles
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As usual, another great mystery from Greg Iles!
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Driven by Data by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo
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This will be my bible on instructional coaching and leadership. I consider this a must read for educational leaders. The book doesn't preach. It leads. Through example (after example, after example). This is a practical guide for using data to improv ...more
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The Making of a Teacher by Pamela L. Grossman
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Ayn Rand
“Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

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“As long as I kept moving, my grief streamed out behind me like a swimmer's long hair in water. I knew the weight was there but it didn't touch me. Only when I stopped did the slick, dark stuff of it come floating around my face, catching my arms and throat till I began to drown. So I just didn't stop.”
Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible

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