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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
And the Mountains Echoed
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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I am a huge fan of Khaled Hosseini and I was a little worried when I started this book because I hadn't heard anything about it. I now see why there wasn't a lot of buzz about this book. Hosseini's beautiful writing was there. The characters were war ...more
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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
Moloka'i
by Alan Brennert (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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I absolutely loved this book. I found the historical information about Hawaii very interesting. I was captivated and often horrified by the way lepers were dealt with. It was a wonderful story about courage in the face of challenges. I loved the main ...more
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Peony in Love by Lisa See
Peony in Love
by Lisa See (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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I believe this might be the most beautiful and inspiring love story ever written. A story about what love truly is - caring more for the happiness of those we love than for our own happiness. Sacrificing and enduring great personal tribulation for th ...more
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Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara
Gods and Generals
by Jeff Shaara
read in October, 2014
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I really enjoy historical novels and this was no exception. I enjoyed getting to know more about the men who fought this tragic war. I knew that that the Union army could and should have won the war much much earlier than they did but until reading t ...more
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The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud
The Emperor's Children
by Claire Messud
read in October, 2014
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I really enjoyed this book. It was a beautifully written. It was one of those novels where every character was in a more negative situation by the end of the book than they were in the begining but the learning process they each went through was enjo ...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in June, 2014
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The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
The Aviator's Wife
by Melanie Benjamin (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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What an incredible story! I was enthralled and couldn't put it down. Charles Lindbergh was an incredibly complex man. I want to believe everything Anne felt and thought but I always feel a bit cautious when a historical writer depicts a real persons ...more
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Juliet's Moon by Ann Rinaldi
Juliet's Moon
by Ann Rinaldi
read in February, 2014
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The premise of this book was really interesting to me. I had heard of the Quantrill Raiders and knew that Jesse James began his criminal career in that arena. I had not heard about the wives and sisters of the Quantrill Raiders being taken prisoner a ...more
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She voted for: No. I have a tablet but I use it mostly for movies, games, and the web.
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Thomas S. Monson
“Reading is one of the true pleasures of life. In our age of mass culture, when so much that we encounter is abridged,adapted, adulterated, shredded, and boiled down, it is mind-easing and mind-inspiring to sit down privately with a congenial book...”
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Mark Twain
“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”
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“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”
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