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Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Still Alice
by Lisa Genova (Goodreads Author)
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Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
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Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals
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Fascinating book. I never realized how the governor fought back claiming this was state's rights. I always knew the national guard was there, but I always thought they were their to protect the black kids, I was surprised to find out they were their ...more
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty  Smith
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
read in November, 2010
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I loved this book. It reminded me of the yearling (which I also loved) in that they are both coming of age stories that are very simple stories and yet the authors respectively are able to completly immerse you in the time and place of the story.

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In Sacred Loneliness by Todd M. Compton
"After years of ignoring the history of polygamy in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I decided to learn about it. The more I learn, the more abhorrent I find it. As a friend of mine described it: "spiritual blackmail". Reading this..." Read more of this review »
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2012
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I loved the book. History, Science, science, and science.

I'll never think of HeLa cells the same again.

It was a sad look into the lives of poverty stricken southerners and how they were so vulnerable.
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
read in October, 2014
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I read this book quickly (uner 24 hours). I enjoy reading Jon Krakauer. His writing style is one I enjoy. The topic was intriguing. I've known a couple people with this kind of wanderlust / desire for isolation and adventure. I think it reads as a gr ...more
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American Crucifixion by Alex Beam
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This book was a quick read for me. Historically accurate but reading more like a novel than a history text. Rich detail and background is provided and framed in a nice literary way.

Joseph's Smith persona as one both loved and hated is explored in a
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More of Jamie's books…
C.S. Lewis
“I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.”
C.S. Lewis

Ivan Doig
“Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.”
Ivan Doig, The Whistling Season

C.S. Lewis
“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”
C.S. Lewis

Martin Luther King Jr.
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Eleanor Roosevelt
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

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