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A Man Called Ove: A Book for Everyone

Over the years I have read many books that take root in my mind and become a part of how I think. In those same years I have found very few books that plant a seed in my heart and … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Live What You Love: The Blanchard’s Story Of Finding A Life To Live Their Dreams

This week has been a week of returning to old favorites, and it has been a surprisingly nice journey. I’m usually not one to reread many books as there are far too many new books to read, but I think … Continue reading

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Day 6 – The Phantom Tollbooth

“What you can do is often simply a matter of what you will do” (247). The Phantom Tollbooth is a book that pulls you in, twists you upside down, turns you inside out, spins you around until you don’t know … Continue reading

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Day 1 – A Monster Calls: A Journey Through Suffering and Grief

I apologize that this post is late. We were having some technical difficulties last night and weren’t able to get the pictures ready in time. As the first day of the 7 days/7 books challenge, I felt it fitting to … Continue reading

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10 – The Tipping Point: How to Understand the Conundrum of Social Epidemics

Have you ever wondered why certain things become trends while others fall away into forgotten oblivion? Or why you remember certain children’s TV shows so well while completely forgetting others? The truth is there are several factors involved in answering … Continue reading

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Task #19: A Book Based on a True Story – The Wright Brothers

Everyone knows the Wright brothers and what they did, but how many people really know about their lives and what it took for them to accomplish their goal of building the first plane piloted by a man? Do we know … Continue reading

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Task #21: A Book Your Mom Loves – The Razor’s Edge

I have met many people who, when discussing books that have been made into movies, have commented that they prefer to watch the movie first then read the book. According to them, this helps them to enjoy both. I thought … Continue reading

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