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Amy Young
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Amy Young rated a book 4 of 5 stars
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
And the Mountains Echoed
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Hosseini is a master at telling epic stories. This covered decades, countries, and a host of characters seamlessly. It was bookended by brother Abdullah and sister Pari who were separated at a young age. At it's heart, this story explores the ripple ...more
Amy Young rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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I loved, loved, loved this book! Based on real sisters, this tells the story of the Grimke sisters from early to mid 1800s. They fought against slavery in their home town and ended up living much of the adulthood in the north. The story goes back and ...more
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Pastrix by Nadia Bolz-Weber
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Nadia reminds me that the Kingdom of God is wider, deeper, and vaster than I often make it to be. She's a Lutheran pastor here in Denver and though different from me in so many ways (we were probably in high school and college at the same time so it' ...more
Pastrix by Nadia Bolz-Weber
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Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
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Amy Young has completed the 2013 Reading Challenge
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Amy Young has completed her goal of reading 63 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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Amy Young rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Resurrection Year by Sheridan Voysey
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What do you do when your dream cannot come true? After 10 years of infertility -- including attempted adoption and IVF, Sheridan and his wife Merryn had to face this question. I am grateful for the ways this book will enhance larger conversations. I' ...more
Amy Young wants to read 60 books in the 2014 Reading Challenge
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She has read 51 books toward her goal of 60 books.
 
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The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
The Writing Life
by Annie Dillard
read in October, 2014
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I know I say I like poetic writing ... but this was a bit too ethereal for me. (Aug 2013)

Made such an impression I forgot I'd read it! not a good sign. Read again fall 2014.
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Saving Casper by Jim Henderson
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Enjoyed it quite a bit ... it saddens me how many Christians treated Casper ridiculously. I probably liked it so much because they way Jim and Casper approached their friendship is the way I go about living life, making friends, and hopefully walking ...more
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Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too?
“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."”
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

We read to know we're not alone.
“We read to know we're not alone.”
William Nicholson, Shadowlands

Douglas Adams
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Maya Angelou
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Maya Angelou

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2013 Reading Challenge
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