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Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Beartown
by Fredrik Backman (Goodreads Author)
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Walks Away Woman by Ki Longfellow
Walks Away Woman
by Ki Longfellow (Goodreads Author)
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Reading Through the States: Arizona

I absolutely loved this story. Loved the overweight, overwhelmed, overly anxious, underappreciated, pill-popping woman who walks into the desert to die, but instead comes out the other side a fierce, formidable, and
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Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
Mystic River
by Dennis Lehane (Goodreads Author)
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I picked this book up because Tana French had it on her list of favorites. I had just read through all of the Tana French books and needed something else to read. Didn't disappoint. Of course it has all the heart-stopping tension of a "dark thriller, ...more
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Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt
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Beautifully told story about all sorts of trouble. Books like these, that speak the truth, always cause an ache inside of me, for the realness, the sadness and the hope. Loved the characters and the conclusions.

Favorite Quote: The world is Trouble.
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Camino Island by John Grisham
Camino Island
by John Grisham (Goodreads Author)
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Bam to Boring. I found myself wanting it to be over. Meh.
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The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker
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This is the first argument that really made me rethink my food choices.
A friend said to me about nutrition: Eat real food, mostly green.
This book supports that idea. It's a good read. I loved it.

Favorite Quote: "Eat like a Utah goat."

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
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Not my favorite Patrick Ness, but once I got into the story and realized that the main characters are really the ordinary people just trying to make it through their lives, I liked it better.

Favorite Quote: Jared to Mikey. . .
"Not everyone has to be
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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer (Goodreads Author)
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Reading Through the States: Alaska

Whether I agree or disagree with the decisions that Chris McCandless made isn't the issue for me. . I think it is a well-written, well thought out, fascinating telling of how Chris made a decision to live his life a
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How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn
"The first time I read this was in college, almost 20 years ago. I only remembered thinking that it was a beautiful book, so I suggested it for book club. I love this book, and I was right about it being beautiful. The language and writing are love..." Read more of this review »
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The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
The Couple Next Door
by Shari Lapena (Goodreads Author)
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Oh, my ridiculousness! I'm a sucker for a good thriller mystery, but this was so unplausible and so full of absurdities that I'm left dumbfounded and embarrassed that I even bothered to finish it (that's what 4 hours on a plane will do to you).

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