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The Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise by Julia Stuart
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The Getaway Car by Ann Patchett
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Everyone loved this, but aside from it being too short, I just didn't think much of the advice was all that universal. It seemed very common sense to me, which is not to say that writing is easy, but I just think many know how to do it (just write ev ...more
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Home Sweet Anywhere by Lynne  Martin
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
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The true test of my star-rating will be tomorrow, when a truck full of my stuff arrives, and I move into a two-bedroom apartment that is a little over 1,000 square feet, and approximately half the size of the house I just left behind.

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Let's All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs
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The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
The Magician's Assistant
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This was my last Ann Patchett fiction to read, so I'm sad they are over.

It's probably good I ended on this one because it was a bit of a disappointment. I knew going in that the plot was "forty-year old woman married gay best friend" (my second in a
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“Sex and commerce are fine things, but man cannot live by Viagra and the Dow Jones alone. A life led collecting things and experiences in pursuit of happiness is not necessarily a bad life, but it’s not a good life either. Too often, the Democrats act like the Party of Lust, and the Republicans the Party of Greed. Both are deadly sins that eat at the soul.”
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The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
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The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth by John B. Webster
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