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The Poisonwood Bible
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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
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The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
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The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights by Anonymous
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Through The Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
Through The Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
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Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
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Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
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The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
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Peculiar Treasures by Frederick Buechner
Peculiar Treasures
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Wishful Thinking by Frederick Buechner
Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC
by Frederick Buechner (Goodreads Author)
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Buechner just knows how to take hugely complex theologies---or perhaps theologies we have managed to make unnecessarily huge and complex---and turn them into concise, simple, and beautiful truths. This book confirms a beautiful faith, and a faith tha ...more
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Haruki Murakami
“Between a high, solid wall and an egg that breaks against it, I will always stand on the side of the egg.”
Haruki Murakami

Chaim Potok
“I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.”
Chaim Potok, The Chosen

Franz Kafka
“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.”
Franz Kafka

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.”
Fran Lebowitz, The Fran Lebowitz Reader

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

When It Rains in December (Nonfiction)
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2011 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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