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Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
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I admire individuals like Paul Farmer. I admire their singular focus, vision, and dedication to a cause. I think the world on the whole is a better place because of their deeply felt beliefs and convictions. I also believe that sometimes our strength ...more
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
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Every now and again a book comes along which reminds you why stories are so important and how those stories can permeate the soul. The Ocean at the End of the Lane is one of those books. Neil Gaiman has crafted a story as meaningful as it is short. I ...more
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Since Cumorah by Hugh Nibley
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Since Cumorah is the second book of Nibley's I have read with a focus on the Book of Mormon. It's clear to me that this enigmatic book—the Book of Mormon, much like its canonical companion—the Bible, allows for an inexhaustible commentary. So many ha ...more
Divergent by Veronica Roth
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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
" Very enjoyable. It's funny to see so many elements of modern crime stories play out in this book. It almost feels trite, but this book started many of ...more "
Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
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In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters
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In Search of Excellence is another book that consistently shows up on "best business books" lists. Having made a commitment to take a deeper diver dive into professional literature and read some of its seminal works, I took a chance on In Search of E ...more
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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
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The Haunting of Hill House was both what I was expecting and not what I was expecting. As its title suggests, it is scary from time to time, but the scares are more subtle than visceral. I think comparisons to books like Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca m ...more
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The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
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Of the many vexing problems associated with belief in God, which is more intimate and disturbing to the human soul than that of the problem of pain? If God is both all-knowing and all-loving, as is frequently and confidently taught, than how could He ...more
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Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
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As you read more and more business-related books you begin to see recurring and common elements, themes, and structures. One of the most pervasive is that of presumptuous importance—sometimes intentional and sometimes not. Whether your book is about ...more
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