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"I have to many notes in these margins. I'm not going to be able to make a coherent review. In reading this, it's tough to believe how anyone can fall for the racist, "states' rights" narrative." Jun 01, 2017 05:44PM

 
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Aimless Love by Billy Collins
"I may be a little biased with this review because I didn't enjoy some of the poems and even thought some of them didn't count as poetry (e.g. Cheerios), but I've given it a 5-star review anyway because it entertained me more than most contemporary..." Read more of this review »
Aimless Love by Billy Collins
"I don't know if it's even fair to rate books of poetry or cookbooks. They simply aren't used or read the same way as novels or a non-fiction work.

It's Billy Collins, so, really, what's not to like? He's only one of the few who has made poetry "co..." Read more of this review »
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Compass of Affection by Scott Cairns
“Centuries of dire prophecy have taught us all to be, well, unconvinced. And there have been decades, entire scores of years when, to be frank, wholesale destruction didn’t sound so bad, considering. You remember, we were all disappointed. That the world never ended meant we had to get out of bed after all...”
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Riley Songs Of Home by James Whitcomb Riley
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Read this line out loud. Not too fast.

O lad and lass,
And orchard pass,
And briered lane, and daisied grass!
O gleam and gloom,
And woodland bloom,
And breezy breaths of all perfume!-


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The Art of Gaman by Delphine Hirasuna
"I picked this up on a whim and figured it would be something to browse over a few days' time.
Two hours after starting it, I realized I was at the end.

This book is really well done. The author starts with an brief history of the internment of Jap..." Read more of this review »
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In This Book by Fani Marceau
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I saw this at the library and instantly picked it up, because I have a daughter named Poppy. She's five. I hadn't had the chance to read it to her yet, but I asked her if she wanted me to read it and Liz said Poppy could read it to ME.

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The Inner Game of Tennis by W. Timothy Gallwey
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