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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
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The Invention of Exile by Vanessa Manko
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The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp
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I haven't even touched a parenting book since Dean was an infant, but once he hit that 17-month mark, the Toddler Tornado took us by surprise and I found myself grappling for how to handle the sudden meltdowns my son started having on me (much to my...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
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Let's just get my No. 1 beef with The Goldfinch out of the way: An editor should have taken a weedwhacker to its pages, trimming it from its bloated length of nearly 800 pages to 600(ish)--at least! (We read this for our book club and all felt this w...more
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Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Landline
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I started off loving Landline. Like, WHOA. Primarily because, like so many GoodReads readers, I'm a huge fan of Rainbow Rowell's writing. It's quick, clever, and engaging—in short, one hell of a great way to spend an afternoon.

I especially loved the...more
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I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
Jorge Luis Borges

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

Jane Austen
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

William Shakespeare
“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.”
William Shakespeare

William W. Purkey
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

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