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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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I guess it's been long enough for some of the raw edges to be rubbed off World War II. This complexly simply story helps us look back at the war through several lenses. We have characters who are German, growing up with normal childhoods, only to fin ...more
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Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
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It Was, Indeed, a Very Long Walk

I chose to read this autobiographical work by Nelson Mandela on my daily walk(s). So how long was the walk? I calculate at 28 hours of "reading" I covered 193,000 steps and 112 miles. That's a long walk! i walk about t
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I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
" I like this so much, I read it twice in a row. We saw Ms. Brown at the WX2018 conference at Duke University earlier in the year. He presence was quite ...more "
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I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
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The Best of Chief Dan George by Dan George
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Over the years the name Chief Dan George became quite familiar to those of us who live near the Salish Sea. He made quite a name for himself later in life with his roles in some major films. His book opens a new window. George was a poet, philosopher ...more
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Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison
Lawn Boy
by Jonathan Evison (Goodreads Author)
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I always enjoy Jonathan Evison, a favorite Bainbridge Island writer. (It's a large tribe!). For me, Lawn Boy got off to a bit of a slow start, but certainly picked up speed and finished strong. The characters are deep and quite quirky, the plot weave ...more
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The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines
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Are you fans of Chip and Joanna Gains of the "Fixer Upper" TV series? This book will give you an engaging look into the personalities behind the show. I listened to the story on Audbile over several walks as I oogled homes in my neighborhood ripe for ...more
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This is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
This is How It Always Is
by Laurie Frankel (Goodreads Author)
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I absorbed this book via Audible. Over a number of long walks and one short drive, I found the reading most entertaining. The book is light, bright and uplifting, which is a lot to say when the main character is a very young person dealing with gende ...more
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No Home Like Place by Leonard Hjalmarson
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This is a strong, but not definitive, examination of the Theology of Place. It is important to know that God loves and works in all places and wants us to Join Her. This means absorbing the messages sent by the culture of your neighborhood, town, vic ...more
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