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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel (Goodreads Author)
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Station Eleven imagines America after a pandemic ends most of civilization. It centers on a band of actors traveling across Michigan and a smaller group of survivors that are quarantined at an airport. There are many narratives happening at
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Acid For The Children by Flea
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TW: graphic details about his extensive drug use

I am not a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, but there was something about Flea writing a memoir that drew me to this book. I think part of it was that he is a big fan of books and reading,
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Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
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Pachinko is the story of an immigrant Korean family, spanning four generations and multiple decades. The reader is instantly connected to each family member as they are born and grow up. These characters are human in every respect. They
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An Unfinished Life by Mark Spragg
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This modern-day western is the story of a young widow who runs out of options and is forced to return to her father-in-law's ranch to escape a violent boyfriend. She brings along her 10 year old daughter who didn't know she had a
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Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado
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Miracle in the Andes tells the unlikely story of the survival a rugby team that crashes in an extremely remote section of the Andes. This miraculous feat was hailed in the press until the surviving members admitted they had to eat those who
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Dot Journaling by Rachel Wilkerson Miller
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Dot Journaling is a step-by-step guide to creating a bullet journal, a popular new way to design your own planner. The author provides so much helpful information and really good sample pages. I also liked that she emphasized that you can
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Truth & Beauty by Ann Patchett
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Rachel says:
This is a memoir of a friendship, but a very real and very complicated one. Patchett's friendship with Lucy Grealy was never easy, and what I loved about this book is that Patchett did not seek to memorialize Grealy as a saint. People are
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Citizen Outlaw by Charles Barber
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Krista says:
This was a great inspirational story! William Juneboy Outlaw is the example of a man who literally went to hell and lived to tell about it. His conversion from infamous drug lord to community welfare advocate is a story woven together
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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The Nightingale
by Kristin Hannah (Goodreads Author)
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I have enjoyed reading this book more than once. It is a WWII French Resistance story that I found to be a heart-stopping adventure and a heart-breaking story of loss and redemption. While it is a story about people finding what they are
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