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Writing the Mind Alive by Linda Trichter Metcalf and Tobin Simon

Welcome back everybody! I finally finished this book. 3 months on a book like this is really long for me. This is not a bad book by any stretch but it is meaty! I bought this book after this podcast by Ann Kroeker. It sounded like something I needed. From a previous post I shared… Continue reading Writing the Mind Alive by Linda Trichter Metcalf and Tobin Simon

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Book I Read: Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter by Sarahbeth Caplin

Description on Amazon In a bittersweet twist of fate, I started out “too Jewish” for my Catholic friends in elementary school, but not Jewish enough for the kids I met at summer camp, with their youth group logos and wristbands. In Israel, I didn’t feel I had the right to call myself Jewish at all.… Continue reading Book I Read: Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter by Sarahbeth Caplin

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Book I Read: Philosopher’s Crystal by Marcin Dolecki

Description on Amazon Twenty-year-old Philip lives alone in an authoritarian country, his parents arrested after the imperial police find a secret notebook in their apartment. Then one evening Philip meets an uncommon girl, her name Julia, possibly on the run from the police, or sent to him as a secret agent by the state. Despite… Continue reading Book I Read: Philosopher’s Crystal by Marcin Dolecki

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Book I Read: And Then I am Gone: A Walk through Thoreau by Mathias B Freese

https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?asin=B075V532GN&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_CvkrCbF77P81Z"> Description on Amazon And Then I Am Gone: A Walk with Thoreau tells the story of a New York City man who becomes an Alabama man. Despite his radical migration to simpler living and a late-life marriage to a saint of sorts, his persistent pet anxieties and unanswerable questions follow him. Mathias Freese wants his… Continue reading Book I Read: And Then I am Gone: A Walk through Thoreau by Mathias B Freese

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Something I found in my diary of way back in 2013: another more chatty review of Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

30/12/2013 I have avoided reading the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling. All for religious reasons! Imagine. But I figured the other day, reading about witches and wizards is not going to add or take anything away from my salvation. There is not some magical power being exerted by the book that will enchant me.… Continue reading Something I found in my diary of way back in 2013: another more chatty review of Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

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Book I Read: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

Description on Amazon "Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'." Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet… Continue reading Book I Read: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

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Book I Read: Pagoo by Holling Clancy Holling

Description by Rufolf Steiner College Bookstore A detailed study of tide pool life is presented in text and pictures through the story of Pagoo, a hermit crab. A perfect story for fourth grade "Human and Animal" classes, or nature studies.The story begins...Little Pagurus- "Pagoo" for short- floated at the surface of the sea. Pagurus (Pa-gu-rus)… Continue reading Book I Read: Pagoo by Holling Clancy Holling

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Book I Read: Christmas Makeover by Cami Checketts

Description on Amazon Chelsea Jamison has been infatuated with Drew Stirling longer than she's loved playing basketball, high-top sneakers, and the Knicks. Unfortunately, all Drew sees is the kid who kicked his trash in the high school free throw contest and not the girl whose heart breaks into a fast dribble when he's near. Drew… Continue reading Book I Read: Christmas Makeover by Cami Checketts

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Book I Read: Volcano Adventures by Willard Price

Amazon Description Hal and Roger Hunt embark on an earth-shattering expedition when they join forces with world-famous volcanologist Dr Dan Adams. And as their ground-breaking research of the volatile Pacific volcanoes hots up, the brothers' mission erupts into an awesome adventure. What says I What is not to love? It's adventure, a spectacular setting, real… Continue reading Book I Read: Volcano Adventures by Willard Price

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Book I Read: When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head

PHOTOGRAPH Description on Takealot When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is trying to modernise farming methods to benefit the community. The two outsiders… Continue reading Book I Read: When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head