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Amy rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
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Conversion by Katherine Howe
Conversion
by Katherine Howe (Goodreads Author)
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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman (Goodreads Author)
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Beautifully written book about broken people making tough decisions that could bring them happiness. Tom is a WWI veteran working as a lighthouse keeper at the outermost point of Australia.He marries a young, local woman and brings her to Janus Rock....more
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green (Goodreads Author)
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Not a big fan of this book even though most who read it are. My three stars are generously given.
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The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley
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Finally! We learn what happened to Flavia's mom. I'm also glad to see a change of future venue.
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Farewell to the East End by Jennifer Worth
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Readers of the previous volumes may find some of the information and details of the era repetitive. Again, Jennifer Worth captures the people and history of London's East End. If you have watched the Call the Midwife series, some characters will be f...more
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Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth
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More stories and experiences of Jennifer Worth as a midwife in East End London during the 1950s. These stories are centered around individuals from the workhouses of England. I wasn't unaware that the workhouses of Dickens continued into the 20th cen...more
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Call The Midwife by Jennifer Worth
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Memoir of a midwife in East London during the 1950s. Those who have seen PBSs Call the Midwife series will recognize characters and stories, but Worth's book is rich in details not found on television.
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The Ladies' Paradise by Émile Zola
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Emile Zola is Marcel Proust without all the stream of consciousness writing. The Ladies' Paradise is Zola's odd to capitalism and the rise of the middle class in France. With that said, it is enjoyably told against the backdrop of the rise of a depar...more
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Jovah's Angel by Sharon Shinn
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Harper Lee
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
“One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Abraham Lincoln
“Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”
Abraham Lincoln

Ezra Pound
“Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.”
Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound
“Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.”
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