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Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.C.S. Lewis
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Miracles are like meatballs, because nobody can exactly agree on what they are made of, where they come from, or how often they should appear.Lemony Snicket
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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The Wee Free Men (Discworld, #30) by Terry Pratchett
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I wrote a review and accidentally deleted it. So here goes... again.


Here we have SPOILER ALERT.

Towards the end of the book, Tiffany realizes that she had been dreaming about being the brave heroine with the frying pan that rescued her little brothe...more
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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
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recommended to Elysse by: My awesome brother Kenderek, and my amazing sister Kristen.
recommended for: Everyone but especially to those in the mid-teens.
read in August, 2008
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This book, is not about death. Nor is it about Death. It is about words.
Despite the outer meaning of them, their purpose, or their intentions, words have proufound influnce in the lives and deaths of humans. They can provide great comfort, of they...more
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Koko Be Good by Jen Wang
Koko Be Good
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The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
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A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston
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Christ and the New Covenant by Jeffrey R. Holland
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Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

Mark Twain
“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
Mark Twain

Walt Disney Company
“The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.”
Walt Disney Company

J.R.R. Tolkien
“In sorrow we must go, but not in despair. Behold! we are not bound for ever to the circles of the world, and beyond them is more than memory.”
J.R.R. Tolkien

Robert Fulghum
“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

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