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My First New York by New York Magazine
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Ring of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell
"Although this was written in the 60s, I just found it after reading a Wall Street Journal list of the best nature writing. This is a lovely read about a writer who lives in an isolated Scottish home in summer. This is not a book of fast plot or tw..." Read more of this review »
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Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People by Matthew Diffee
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Witty and often laugh out loud funny. I instantly felt smarter and more attractive than I have ever felt in my life after reading it. I highly recommend this book.
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The Children Act by Ian McEwan
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Chasing the Rose by Andrea di Robilant
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This is a true story about a man (the author) search for information about a rose that grows in his ancestor's Venetian garden. The book talks a lot about rose varieties, how they came to France, spread to England all over Europe coming mostly from C ...more
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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
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This is a great novel, told mostly by the character Rachel, the daughter of a Danish woman and African American G.I. She has light brown skin and blue eyes. When tragedy strikes her family after moving to Chicago. Rachel moves in with her paternal gr ...more
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