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Lincoln in the Bardo
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"This one came highly recommended." May 22, 2019 10:56AM

 
Girl in the Shadows
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"I’m listening to this one when I’m at the gym." May 22, 2019 10:55AM

 
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“Filming is the way I see things. Really see them. I can capture what is important to me at a particular moment. That way, I keep it forever.”

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Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
"I really enjoyed reading about the writing process. So many times during the book, I thought about how the same thoughts and struggles that a writer might have might apply to just about anything difficult we set out to accomplish. Interestingly en..." Read more of this review »
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Crossings by Melissa Inouye
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Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
"Despite the slowish start, I loved everything else about this one. My favorite read this year."
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“Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real.”
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“If you truly believed you had a benevolent bus driver, and you were certain he was taking you somewhere good, you could just settle in and appreciate the ride.”
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“When kindness comes at the expense of truth, it is not a kindness worth having.”
Rachel Simmons, The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence

LeVar Burton
“For me, literacy means freedom. For the individual and for society.”
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