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Deborah rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
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This was one of my first books. Mom used to read us this and we would giggle; somehow we were always surprised at the end, as if we'd never heard it before. That's the nature of childhood for a child who loves books ~ kind of like playing peek-a-boo, ...more
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
"Nostalgia review: One of my favorite books when I was little, and also one of the first books I ever read on my own. A wonderful and fun story for very young kids."
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
"Ok....it would get five stars if I gave it it's full sentimental value. It is one of the first books I remember reading on my own, and the thrill of being able to do so was electrifying. "
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
"I'm slightly biased. This book was written by my aunt. :-)"
Let Papa Sleep! by Emily Reed
"This is the first book that I ever read!
My mother used to read it to me when I was a little girl. I actually remember the moment when I made the connection between the words that my mother was saying and the words in print. "
Deborah rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
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This is the most original tea-and-crumpets mystery I've read in awhile. In this case, the tea is bush tea and the preferred delicacy (which Mma Romotswe simply cannot resist) is mopani worms. That's because it's set in Africa ~ Botswana, to be precis ...more
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss
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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
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H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

Jules Verne
“We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.”
Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

Sheila Kay Adams
“Some people is born at the start of a long hard row to hoe. Well, I am older than God's dog and been in this world a long time and it seems to me that right from the git-go, Larkin Stanton had the longest and hardest row I've ever seen.”
Sheila Kay Adams, My Old True Love

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