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Mary Coin by Marisa Silver
"Best book I've read this year! This novel based on the famous Migrant Mother photograph by Dorothea Lange is the best Depression Era novel since The Grapes of Wrath. Inspired by these real people, Silver weaves a story of hardship, survival, and f..." Read more of this review »
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When my friend Meghan said I could read this great book in 30 minutes or less I checked it out right away. She was right, it is a gem. I especially loved the essay on the Sabbath day. His reflections on growing up and visiting with family an
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When my friend Meghan said I could read this great book in 30 minutes or less I checked it out right away. She was right, it is a gem. I especially loved the essay on the Sabbath day. His reflections on growing up and visiting with family an
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Read the title of the book again...okay, I just saved you 11 hours of reading. This book is pretty much exactly what I thought it would be from the title. There is a lot of bad behavior and lots of names of a few brands I have heard of and lots that ...more
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Night: A Memoir
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Fred Rogers
“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.”
Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember

Fred Rogers
“Whether we're a preschooler or a young teen, a graduating college senior or a retired person, we human beings all want to know that we're acceptable, that our being alive somehow makes a difference in the lives of others.”
Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember

Fred Rogers
“Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.”
Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember

Sherman Alexie
“He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.”
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