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The Timeless Land
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"I bet this was a real surprise at the time it was written." Sep 23, 2018 04:33AM

 
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"I must get back to this - it's so funny! I've had to put it aside to do other things, but I'll start over again if I have to. Love it!" Sep 23, 2018 04:31AM

 

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2028 by Ken  Saunders
" Marianne wrote: "Patty, I wondered what had happened, was thinking maybe I'd talked it up too much..."

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How Are We to Live? by Peter Singer
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"I shall suggest that living an ethical life enables us to identify ourselves with the grandest cause of all, and that to do so is the best way open to us of making our lives meaningful.

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A Box of Butterflies by Jo Rooks
A Box of Butterflies
by Jo Rooks
recommended for: parents, teachers, especially of children with emotional issues
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‘…and they all lived happily ever after. The end,’ said robot. [reading a story aloud to Ruby]
‘I love that story,’ said Ruby. ‘Did you love it too?’
‘Robot is just a machine. Robot cannot feel love.’

Robot paused for a moment and said, ‘What does l
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Albert Einstein Speaking by R.J. Gadney
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‘A new toy for me, a new toy for me,’ Albert exclaims when he first sees his little sister Maria, familiarly known as Maja, on 18 November 1881. ‘Where are the wheels?’


Typical little boy, right? But in so many other things. Albert Einstein
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Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz
Orphan X (Orphan X, #1)
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“As Jack used to say, The loudest sound you’ll ever hear in action is a click.”


Reading this is like reading a script for one of the big action films. A Bond, or a Die Hard, or a Mission Impossible. It’s plot, action, terror, blood and guts.
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Power to the Princess by Vita Weinstein Murrow
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The stars are for the idea and the tone. These are cheekily retold fairy tales, modernised with can-do, kick-you-know-what girls who get out there and mix it with the best. There are some princes, and pals and fairy godmothers. That part is fun.
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The Barefoot Surgeon by Ali Gripper
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‘Slow your pace down to that of the yaks,’ Sonam told his young son as they navigated the narrow mountain passes, their backs pressed against the cliff faces. ‘And look where you are going. Don’t put your foot down unless you’ve worked out what
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The Summer That Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel
" Lindsay - Traveling Sister wrote: "Hope it works out better this time around! 😊💜"

A little better only, Lindsay.
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Anne Tyler
“I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.”
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James Lee Burke
“I long ago became convinced that the most reliable source for arcane and obscure and seemingly unobtainable information does not lie with the government or law enforcement agencies. Apparently neither the CIA nor the military intelligence apparatus inside the Pentagon had even a slight inkling of the Soviet Union's impending collapse, right up to the moment the Kremlin's leaders were trying to cut deals for their memoirs with New York publishers. Or, if a person really wishes a lesson in the subjective nature of official information, he can always call the IRS and ask for help with his tax forms, then call back a half hour later and ask the same questions to a different representative. So where do you go to find a researcher who is intelligent, imaginative, skilled in the use of computers, devoted to discovering the truth, and knowledgeable about science, technology, history, and literature, and who usually works for dirt and gets credit for nothing? After lunch I drove to the city library on Main and asked the reference librarian to find what she could on Junior Crudup.”
James Lee Burke, Last Car to Elysian Fields

G.K. Chesterton
“The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.”
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William Arthur Ward
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
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Charlie Lovett
“If you mail a rare stamp it becomes worthless. If you drink a rare bottle of wine, you're left with some recycling. But if you read a rare book it's still there, it's still valuable, and it's achieved the full measure of it's being. A book is to read, whether it's worth five pounds or five thousand pounds”
Charlie Lovett, First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen

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