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Amy Young
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Amy Young rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Getting Involved with God by Ellen F. Davis
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Rediscovering is a great subtitle. Indeed! Highly recommend.
Amy Young rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Mao's Last Dancer by Li Cunxin
Mao's Last Dancer
by Li Cunxin
read in May, 2014
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Reread for book group -- and glad I did. He's lovely story teller and what comes through is the deep love the family has for each other. (And much better than the movie :))
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Surprised by Oxford by Carolyn Weber
Surprised by Oxford
by Carolyn Weber (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Just when I wonder if I've read enough memoirs, one comes along and reminds me why I love them. Wooed by God while she was at Oxford, Carolyn Weber shares the journey.
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Regener8 by Rob Cook
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An eight week devotional for teen boys -- though I'm not a teen boy so I can't say for sure, these topics are ones that it would be great if all boys were having input on. Rob writes in a way that connects well with boys (and gave me an insight into...more
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Jab, Jab, Jab,  Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk
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What a great resource when it comes to understanding and using social media. I loved the ways he used pictures to help me "get" his points.
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The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown
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I'm in my Brene Brown phase! This is really a 3.5 and looks at whole hearted living and "the gifts of imperfection" and things that get in the way.

Reread for the Velvet Ashes book club spring 2014. We discussed one gift a week ... what a rich book!...more
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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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I reread for the Velvet Ashes book club -- and am so glad I did! I still LOVE this book (though by the end all of the 'magic, magic, magic' got tedious). In our book club we looked at:

* TCK (third culture kids)
* Impact of childhood illness
* Lonelines...more
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
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Really enjoyed! I'm so thankful that we've got a woman from India in our book group, she added so much to our discussion! And part of what I loved about this book is how many memories of China it brought back :)
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I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't) by Brené Brown
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I'm glad this wasn't my first Brene book! I love her so much and can see she has improved as an author -- GREAT, GREAT ideas on shame and ways to combat it (my only frustration was Brene used TOO MANY WORDS.)
More of Amy's books…
We read to know we're not alone.
“We read to know we're not alone.”
William Nicholson, Shadowlands

Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

Robert A. Heinlein
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

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2011 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2013 Reading Challenge
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