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Rumpole Misbehaves
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read in December, 2010
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Rachel read 3 books out of the top 100 on the list What We're Reading at Goodreads: March 2015
Lemony Snicket wisely tells us, "Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” Luckily, the Goodreads office is overflowing with books. In fact, it's so jam-packed we have an internal team of volunteer "librarians" who help keep our sh... See how many have you have read »
Lysistrata by Aristophanes
Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper by Harriet Scott Chessman
West with the Night by Beryl Markham
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
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Rachel is now following Ron Charles and Lisa See
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"From Further Secrets of Adulthood. “I know as much as most people” is something that I remind myself when I’m confounded by an instruction manual, or by an app, or by some procedure I’m supposed to follow. This Secret of Adulthood reminds me that ..." Read more of this blog post »
Rachel wants to read 100 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
She has read 56 books toward her goal of 100 books.
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Rachel and 1 other person liked Gretchen Rubin's blog post: Farewell for the Holidays!
"Soon I’m off to my beloved hometown of Kansas City, to make gingerbread cookies, do last-minute shopping, drink lots of coffee, and so on. I can’t wait. I’m taking a holiday from the blog…I’ll be back soon. Have a wonderful holiday. "
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John Hersey
“Dr. Wyman preached a God I couldn’t quite see in my mind, and certainly couldn’t love. I dimly pictured some kind of Grandfather, who dealt out to bad people their awful “just deserts,” which I thought must be poisoned food at the end of delicious meals.”
John Hersey, Fling and Other Stories

Harriet Doerr
“They have not considered that memories are like corks left out of bottles. They swell. They no longer fit.”
Harriet Doerr, Stones for Ibarra

Anne Lamott
“I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child.”
Anne Lamott, Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year

John Hersey
“…she looked like Vivien, the Lady of the Lake, only she was fat and her lake was dust, sand and dust, bones and dust and sand.”
John Hersey, Fling and Other Stories

Jacqueline Kelly
“One day I would have all the books in the world, shelves and shelves of them. I would live my life in a tower of books. I would read all day long and eat peaches. And if any young knights in armor dared to come calling on their white chargers and plead with me to let down my hair, I would pelt them with peach pits until they went home.”
Jacqueline Kelly, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

21757 The Seasonal Reading Challenge — 4683 members — last activity 8 minutes ago
Do you want to broaden your reading horizons and discover new books, authors and genres? Do you love reading challenges? Do you live for competition? ...more
984 Old Norse Literature — 212 members — last activity Nov 10, 2014 12:34PM
This group is dedicated to all things associated with Old Norse literature, both primary and secondary sources: Family Sagas, Legendary sagas, Riddara ...more
74071 Anglo Saxon Period History and Literature — 68 members — last activity Jun 29, 2015 08:39AM
A group for people interested in the Anglo Saxon period.
19860 Classics and the Western Canon — 2153 members — last activity 11 hours, 13 min ago
This is a group to read and discuss those books generally referred to as “the classics” or “the Western canon.” Books which have shaped Western though ...more
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 52865 members — last activity 3 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
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2013 Reading Challenge
Rachel has completed her goal of reading 50 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
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2011 Reading Challenge
Rachel has completed her goal of reading 150 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
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