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    The Dragonfly Door - a Mom's Choice Awards

    Recipient Hardcover – January 24, 2007 by John Adams (Author), Barbara Leonard Gibson (Illustrator) This book is very good. It gives parents something to read to their children to help them understand death.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 8, 2014

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    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    This Book Does Not Exist

    By Mike Schneider. Only available thru the Amazon Kindle store. Its free in the lending library for Amazon Prime members. I bought it accidentally (only 2.99) and am so very glad!! Semi sci-fi, reminiscent of House of Leaves. Takes no time at all t read but it will stick with you...
    onceisenough onceisenough 26-30, F Jun 22, 2012

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    Harry Bentley's Second Sight (Yada Yada

    Brothers) Paperback – August 24, 2010 I couldn't put it down. It's a story you can never put down once you get into it.
    Stephen25 Stephen25 22-25, M Jan 15

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    Cold Mountain By George Frazier

    An epic story set in the period of the American Civil War.   It is an update of "The Odyssey" by Homer.   A war veteran is making the trek homeward to his beloved woman and homeland, and encounters the 1860s versions of Cyclops, Sirens, Calypso and pirates...
    EveOfEden EveOfEden 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    The Human Riff

    Keith Richards auto biography: Life. A really good and easy read with lots of good stories about the Stones and music.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 18, 2012

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    Invisible Driving

    Just finished reading Invisible Driving by Alistair McHarg.  Excellent read!  The author takes you into the dark depths and deep crevasses of mental illness, while sharing their experience of what it is really like.  Amazing personal memoirs by the Author!
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 7 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    The Problem With Murmur Lee By Connie May Fowler

    The problem with Murmur Lee is that she is dead.  I'm not spoiling the book because the first sentence tells you so. From her vantage point of death Murmur Lee watches and sees the small island community she grew up in deal with her passing.  It's part murder...
    EveOfEden EveOfEden 41-45, F Apr 1, 2010

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    Food For Thought

    heres a couple that i really liked   recent read was "Troublesome Young Men" by Lynne Olson, its the story of the politics behind Churchills rise to power during the second world war, not so much about churchill but the other tory rebels who worked to...
    bcool bcool 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Book To Recomend "sharp 9th"

    "Sharp 9th" is my first novel. It was just reviewed by Rick Friedman who runs the largest on-line mystery site/club in the country. A good review from really means something. So, I'm pretty excited, want to share with you. 06/03 Rick gave 5 stars to: Sharp 9th by Sean Cronin...
    Sacron11 Sacron11 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    I Just Read This

    i am ozzy it wasn't a hard read but parts of it made me laugh and cry
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M Aug 30, 2011

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    poonpackage poonpackage 13-15, M Dec 9, 2014

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    A Few Books Actually...

    The Lovely Bones- Beautiful story about a girl would watches over her loved ones in heaven and her father who never gives up trying to find her killer even when the odds are against him. 13 Reasons Why- Jay Asher A powerful book about a girl who commits suicide and leave 13...
    BleedingxMascara BleedingxMascara 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    The Other Side of the Story - By Marian Keyes

    This is a pretty light weight enjoyable read.  Written in first person but has 3 main characters, all women, whose lives intertwine to some degree.  It's funny and upbeat and sad.  I couldn't put it down until I'd finished it and is great if you are looking to hide...
    byanothername byanothername 41-45, F Oct 15, 2008

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    The Girls With The Dragon Tatoo

    I just finished Stieg Larsson's Girl with The Dragon Tattoo, I did see the movie first.  It's a wonderful novel that stands on it own from the movie.  The story's a lot more fleshed out in the book.  There are some important details like Mikael Blomvist relationship with his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Mar 25, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5, 2009

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    If You Like Gandhi

    I'm reading a really good bio on Gandhi entitled: Gandhi. The true man behind modern India by Jad Adams.  It relatively short but pretty comprehensive.  Ypou really get to see what a complex person he was.  He was a man devoted to compassion, but was boarder line cruel to his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    The book The Slow Fix by Carl Honore could be

    helpful to you, your family, your friends, your organization or your community. I highly recommend it.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 2, 2014

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    Fav Book

    The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon is beautifully depicted from the protagonist's narration, a kid with asperger's syndrome. It's a work of art!  
    DerelictSoul DerelictSoul 16-17 5 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    The Various Flavours Of Coffee. Cloud Atlas.

    The various flavours of coffee, is a story so rich, it just draws you into the pages. I would NEVER lend this book to anyone.I brought it like how I chose alot of my books, just felt right in my hand.The hands were right again. Read it over a weekend. Couldnot read another book...
    pixelbest pixelbest 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Relentless

    By Dean Koontz It's an awesome thriller.
    onesickpuppy onesickpuppy 26-30, F Aug 1, 2013

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    The Girl Who Played Go

    "the girl who played go" by Shan Sa. It is written in an amazingly poetic language and the ending is so intense, so... different. It speaks of another culture so well and it is also informative on a number of topics such as history, culture, geography, the game of go...
    naranja naranja 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2009

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    The Bible

    basic instructions before leaving earth... don't think of it as mantra... open ur mind and read it like a text book or a manual... it gives u basic instructions, examples, and possibilities for applying its principles or denying them... but the bottom line is still free will...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F Sep 1, 2009

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    Unwind

    Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a book in the not too far future where the government has solved the problem of organ shortage by "Unwinding" troubled teens.  Unwinding is the process of taking a teen apart piece by piece.  First the blood, then the limbs and...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Troubled Parenting

    An investigation into the powers of the inner child progresses in this soul documentation. We nip the problem at its bud and follow the trail of the vines to establish the link between the cradle, the clutch purse and the cane. Tear jerkers will be set in motion as we unlock our...
    in10city in10city 18-21, T Jun 23, 2012

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    Alice Walker

    We all know Alice Walker for her novels. But Ms. Walker is a great poet as well. I was just reading her 2003 book of poems, A Poem Traveled Down My Arm. The book is short, an easy read.  It's full of beautiful short poems that can be very funny and thought provoking. 
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    Little (grrr) Lost By Charles De Lint...

    A simply amazing book...a odd one...and triggered for a younger crowd but its a great one for in my opinion any age...
    JoJoCrAzIe JoJoCrAzIe 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas.

    ..Spring break in Aruba, Anna's best friend is murdered and all the evidence points to her. The ending will blow your mind.
    usernameee123 usernameee123 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2014

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    X

    I highly recommend Malcom X by Manning Marable.  It's the book Marable worked on for the last 10 years of his life.  It was worth the effort.  The is the most  well researched, comprehensive look into the life of Malcom X and the influence he had on the black civil rights...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Oct 16, 2012

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    The Big Orange Splot

    The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater is a fabulous book. It is about being yourself and living the life of your choice ..
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    In addition to recently starting therapy, I bought a book: "Overcoming Social Anxiety" The book recommends keeping a notebook and writing certain things down. I'm going to share...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M Jan 2

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    Hi, I am very thankful to stumble across this page as there is very little literature on this horrid virus anywhere.I was diagnosed two weeks ago but believe symptoms began in mid...
    Megglesat11 Megglesat11 31-35 Jan 15

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    Starting today, I am really going to start changing myself. I'm going on a strict diet, and i'm making sure I get to the gym at least 5 days a week. Eventually I will join classes...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    This is the Homlanders series. I loved them read them in four days. I recommend them go anyone
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Let’s get one thing straight, it is not a crush, it is an infatuation. Now that that is out of the way, let me tell you a little bit about myself. When I was young, I was the...
    Rawr58 Rawr58 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Reading has been one of my favorite past times since I was a young child. I could live in book stores, I loved reading so much. In recent years I've gotten away from it, as my...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    Hi guys so my boyfriend was just transferred to his "home prison" just yesterday. Do any of you know if he gets to take along books that his family and I have bought him, letters...
    abernethye abernethye 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Do any of you ladies know when your boyfriend is transferred to a new facility if they are allowed to take along their letters that they have received, books that were bought for...
    abernethye abernethye 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    any great books with adventure? Any books that are suspenseful thrillers or full of mystery? any is fine. or just recommend me any books that are worth reading :)
    ThePixie123 ThePixie123 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Under this beautiful dome by Terry Mutchler. It's the true story of the secret relationship between Mutchler, an AP reporter and Penny Severns, an Illinois State Senator back in...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F Jan 15

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    Any1 have any good books you can recommend me :)
    Logic22 Logic22 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Any books to recommend? I think im gunna start reading ..
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 5

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    ....the sleeping Giant The Awakening of the Self-Employed Entrepreneur by Ken McElory Those people are starting or going to start a business you must read this book. They will...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I was just wondering if anybody had any recommendations for self-help books or websites?
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F Jan 16

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    Id recommend anybody to read George R R Martins "A song of ice and fire" series! Its SO great!
    samboooo samboooo 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    More of what I have learned... This comes from my recent therapy session as well as what I have learned from the following book: (I highly recommend it!) "Overcoming Social Anxiety...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M Jan 13

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    I am bipolar, have suffered with depression and ADD. I know this is not as bad as it gets. I have gotten a lot better by my mental choice and strive to do so. I would like to share...
    atellis11 atellis11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Upon finishing a book you’ve written, your next concern is its promotion. It is important for every modern day author to know his options on how to bring his book to the people...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Jan 14

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    one of my favorite songs ever 'the world at large' by modest mouse. has some strong meaning & sounds amazing. I can relate. I have probably listened to this song a million times...
    goodatnothing goodatnothing 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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