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22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

Fifty Shades versus the book she told you not to worry about.

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How the Rise of Paperback Books Turned To Kill a Mockingbird Into a Literary Classic

If you read Harper Lee's novel in school, it wasn't entirely because of the book's stellar literary value (though it has that, too).

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8 fantasy novels to read while you wait for the next season of Game of Thrones

The latest season of Game of Thrones is coming to an end this weekend, which means that you’re going to need to get your epic fantasy fix somewhere else, possibly until 2019. You could go back and...

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Badass Music Books to Take to the Beach

These books delve in creative and crazy music experiences from four decades.

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      Professional romance novelists can write 3,000 words a day. Here’s how they do it

      Writing is not a sexy business. It's not a rare butterfly that floats down and gently kisses you on the nose with a brilliant idea that conjures a hurricane of cash. It's frustrating, and it's lonely, and for most people, it doesn't pay. But one genre con

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      The Best Reviewed Books of 2017 (So Far) | Literary Hub

      With the year more than half way through, we at Book Marks thought we'd take a look back at the titles that garnered the strongest reviews since January 1st

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      Writers of the Future Vol 33 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future): L. Ron Hubbard, Anne McCaffrey, Robert J. Sawyer, Todd McCaffrey, Larry Elmore, Dustin Steinacker, Sean Hazlett, Anton Rose, Doug C. Souza, Walter Dinjos, Stephen Lawson, Jake Marley, C. L. Kagmi, Andrew Peery, Ville Meriläinen, Ziporah Hildebrandt, Andrew L. Roberts, David Farland, Joshua Meehan, Preston Stone, Aituar Manas, Chan ha Kim, Yader Fonseca, Jason Park, Christopher Kiklowicz, Anthony Moravian, David Furnal, Michael Michera, Hanna Al-Shaer, Ryan Richmond, Rachel Quinlan, Asher Ben Alpay, Bob Eggleton: 9781619865297: Amazon.com: Books

      Writers of the Future Vol 33 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future) [L. Ron Hubbard, Anne McCaffrey, Robert J. Sawyer, Todd McCaffrey, Larry Elmore, Dustin Steinacker, Sean Hazlett, Anton Rose, Doug C. Souza, Walter Dinjos, Stephen Lawson, Jake M

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      The best recent crime novels – review roundup | Books | The Guardian

      Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips; The Night Visitor by Lucy Atkins; Strange Magic by Syd Moore; Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham; Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson

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      23 Books Guaranteed To Give You That Summer Feeling

      "The locations alone make you want to pack up and travel all summer long."

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      10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

      If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.

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      How real books have trumped ebooks | Books | The Guardian

      The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print books are ever more beautifully designed and lovingly cherished

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      50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

      The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.

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      The 20 best audiobooks of all time

      Following the announcement that sales have doubled in the past five years, Carole Mansur picks the 20 best audiobooks of all time

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      1984 on Amazon Best Seller List After Donald Trump Inauguration | Fortune.com

      The George Orwell novel is enjoying newfound popularity since Donald Trump's inauguration

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      Chakras – Includes Meditation – PDF & MP3 – Noble Sciences Store

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      Cosmic Secrets: A Key to Self-Discovery (eBook)

      Cosmic Secrets reveals the five different personality types and how to decipher which one you are. Once you understand your own inner workings, you can begin to use the included strategies to optimize your daily interactions and live your best life.

      Consciousness is a state of being that we often take for granted. But true consciousness—and all the multidimensionality that comes with it—is the key to unlocking a deeper and more meaningful relationship with our own personalities.

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      Astrology Essentials: Understanding Charts (eBook)

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      New World Library | Books That Change Lives | Personal Growth Books, Audio CDs, Author Information & More

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        And the New Harry Potter Books Keep Coming

        What to make of J.K. Rowling's newly announced additions to her magical world

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        American Assassin (Mitch Rapp, #1)

        #1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn returns with yet another explosive thriller, introducing the young Mitch Rapp, as he tak...

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        Accidentally On Purpose - Author Jill Shalvis

        Read more about Accidentally On Purpose by Jill Shalvis

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        New Data Analysis Suggests Only Six Book Plots Exist

        Everyone who secretly thought that all novels have the same plot can feel vindicated by new research supporting that suspicion. Sort of.

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        America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny -- NYMag

        That’s what’s scariest about Donald Trump.

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          SSC Exam Preparation Question - Free SSC CGL Test Series Questions Online

          Get Online Free SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Question Papers, Test Series Question, MCQ Test, Salved question paper and analysis report with Solutions.

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          CLAT Mock Test Series Question - Free CLAT Practice Questions and Answer Online

          Free CLAT mock tests and practice papers are available like: MCQ, Reasoning questions, Aptitude, Mock Test Questions and Analysis Report Online. Get Objective type & multiple choice questions on Aptitude for CLAT interview preparation.

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          Summer Camp Picture Gallery | Khaitan School Noida

          Khaitan pre school is Create summer camp kids acivities picture gallery.

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          Amazon Is Completely Changing Self-Publishing… Possibly How We Write Too!

          This new payout system could completely change the literary landscape.

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          J.K. Rowling sets the record straight on the 8th 'Harry Potter' book

          J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter to field questions about the eighth "Harry Potter" book.

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          'Harry Potter' Fans Rejoice: Four New Wizarding Schools Have Been Revealed By J.K. Rowling

          If you’re a Harry Potter fan and you don’t follow the Pottermore Twitter account, you’re doing yourself a disservice. To kick off Universal Orlando’s “Celebration of Harry Potter” three day event down in Florida, Harry Potter actress Evanna Ly

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          13 Honest Books About Slavery Young People Should Actually Read

          No, the biggest concern of enslaved people wasn't whether there was enough sugar to make a cake for their master's birthday.

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            It’s not only Germany that covers up mass sex attacks by migrant men... Sweden’s record is shameful » The Spectator

               Stockholm It took days for police to acknowledge the extent of the mass attacks on women celebrating New Year’s…

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              One super sleuth 'Harry Potter' fan just worked out why Hedwig had to die

              One Harry Potter fan on Tumblr just came up with a theory that perfectly explains Hedwig's death.

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              The first thing that Snape says to Harry Potter has much more meaning than we thought

              Snape's first words to Harry Potter are actually a cryptic message about his mother, Lily.

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              What Bill O’Reilly’s new book on Ronald Reagan gets wrong about Ronald Reagan - The Washington Post

              Bad sources and old misconceptions persist in "Killing Reagan"

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              Harry Potter echoes in new books by Rainbow Rowell and Patrick Ness

              We live in a post-"Star Trek" world, a post-"Star Wars" world, a post-"The Lord of the Rings" world, with these tales echoing throughout our current pop culture climate. It was only a matter of time before "Harry Potter&

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              UK bookseller takes Kindles off shelves to make room for books

              A large book retailer in the UK has decided to pull Kindles from its shelves after "pitiful" sales to put physical books back in their places.

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              800 Books Will Be Left On The 'L' For Riders During Chicago Ideas Week

              Eight hundred books will be available on "L" stations and trains for Ideas Week.

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              Best Chicago Novels by Neighborhood

              Last week, the New York Public Library released its list of the Best New York City Novels by Neighborhood, pairing the city's best works of fiction with the neighborhoods in which they take place, from Henry James to Teju Cole....

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                12 'Harry Potter' Secrets You Didn't Know J.K. Rowling Revealed

                It's hard to believe, but the boy wizard, who was born July 31, 1980, is turning 35 this year. Perhaps even harder to believe is that we still don't know everything about him. Though Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came out in 2007, author J.K. Rowling is still revealing secrets we had no idea about.

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                10 Quintessential Books Set In Chicago

                The Windy City is full of characters, from PureWow Chicago, the free daily lifestyle email for women, featuring the best finds in Arts + Culture for women.

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                Robert Alter on His New Translation of the Book of Esther – Tablet Magazine

                The Book of Esther is among the Bible’s shortest stories. It tells the tale of a young Jewish woman who saves her people from a genocidal plot conceived of by Haman, an adviser to King Ahasuerus. It’s a story Jews around the world celebrate on Purim w

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                  How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning - The Atlantic

                  Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens.

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                    Michael Chabon's Short Fiction, 'Switzerland Today'

                    In the summer of 1974 my parents sent me to live with my grandparents. My mother’s parents lived in a modest, one-story house in Silver Spring. It was a nondescript little box, half-heartedly Colonial, with a pointed cupola and black shutters that could

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                      J.K. Rowling reveals backstory of the Dursleys, Harry Potter's terrible guardians

                      On what marks the 35th birthday of Dudley Dursley, J.K. Rowling has released new information on Pottermore about Harry Potter's miserable aunt and uncle; Petunia and Vernon Dursley. Surprising to no one, Rowling's notes seem to hint at the fact that she doensn't like these characters very much.

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                      7 (Fairly) New Books Every Middle-Aged Person Should Read This Summer

                      Now that nearly everyone in the world has finished The Goldfinch, we need some other book recommendations to get us through the summer. Huff/Post50 turned to its Facebook community to find out wha

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                      Chesapeake Shores series by Sherryl Woods

                      The Inn at Eagle Point (Chesapeake Shores, #1), Flowers on Main (Chesapeake Shores, #2), Harbor Lights (Chesapeake Shores, #3), A Chesapeake Shores Chri...

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                        The Sweet Magnolias by Sherryl Woods - Series List - FictionDB

                        The complete series list for - The Sweet Magnolias by Sherryl Woods . Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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                          Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn

                          Gillian Flynn is the author of Gone Girl, Dark Places and Sharp Objects.

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                            Sharp Objects | Gillian Flynn

                            Gillian Flynn is the author of Gone Girl, Dark Places and Sharp Objects.

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                              Moptwo - Publish Your World

                              Social Media for people who want to organize and share information in a comprehensive and lasting way. Moptwo: publish your world.

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                              The Morland Dynasty series by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

                              The Morland Dynasty is a series of historical novels by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, based around the Morland family of York, England and their national and in...

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                                The Dark Tower - The Official Website

                                The Official Website for Stephen King's Dark Tower books, stories, and comics.

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                                  Dark Places | Gillian Flynn

                                  Gillian Flynn is the author of Gone Girl, Dark Places and Sharp Objects.

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                                    How to Structure A Story: The Eight-Point Arc

                                    One of my favourite “how to write” books is Nigel Watts’ Writing A Novel and Getting Published. My battered, torn and heavily-pencil-marked copy is a testament

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                                      East of Eden

                                      Set in the rich farmland of California’s Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two f...

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                                          PINK TRIANGLE, The Feuds and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, & Truman Capote

                                          HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A DIVA SCORNED on Broadway or in Hollywood. Introducing PINK TRIANGLE. from Blood Moon Productions. The accomplishments of the 20th Ce...

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                                              Ham on Rye - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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                                                Secret Libraries of Chicago

                                                Illinois Week on Atlas Obscura was created in partnership with Enjoy Illinois as part of the launch of the new Illinois Obscura Society. Sign up to find out...

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                                                Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Is to Publish a Second Novel - NYTimes.com

                                                Harper Lee, the reclusive author of the beloved best-selling novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will publish a second novel in July, her publisher announced Tuesday.

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                                                J.K. Rowling's Plot Spreadsheet | Mental Floss

                                                This one is from Order of the Phoenix.

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                                                  10 Books Chicago Librarians Want You To Read

                                                  This is the first year the library has put out a "best-of" list geared toward adult readers.

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                                                  The Greatest Ever Chicago Book Tournament

                                                  Between now and April, the Reader and its readers will be choosing the greatest book ever written about Chicago.

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                                                  The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014!

                                                  We found these titles released in the last year inspirational, profound, informative, and straight-up fun!

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                                                  5 Book and Pizza Pairings - Neatorama

                                                  (Pizza photo: Randy Mayor)Pizza is fun to eat and heavy literature is, well, good for you in a way. It's the literary equivalent of broccoli. You should eat it. A nice greasy pizza will help you digest the prose.But which pizza? Martin Cahill of Quick Boo

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                                                  Best bookstores in Chicago for new and used books

                                                  Shop the stacks for new and used books, from novels to nonfiction, at these top bookstores in Chicago

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                                                  OverDrive Review: A Free E-Book Lending Service That Requires Some Patience | Re/code

                                                  Why pay for e-books when you can get them from free?

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                                                  Uncharted Books Promotes Literacy in Community

                                                  Logan Square's Uncharted Books has been engaging the community through literary and comedic events since January 2012.

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                                                  How One Man Ripped Off Millions in Rare Maps, Including in Chicago

                                                  Michael Blanding's book "The Map Thief" describes E. Forbes Smiley III's pilfering at Newberry Library.

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                                                  Info Graphic Uses Upsetting Book Facts To Get People To Read

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                                                  Is your book a self-published masterpiece?

                                                  We've chosen our first self-published book of the month. Now we want more, and to champion the best. Please send us your finest work

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                                                    Kindle Unlimited: it's the end of losing yourself in a good book

                                                    Amazon's leaked 'Netflix for books' plan will alarm publishers – and doom old-fashioned anonymous reading, writes John Naughton

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                                                    James Lee Burke: What You Should Be Reading

                                                    The best-selling author on Hemingway, why books are necessary for democracy, and more

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                                                    Your Spring Must-Reads List: 3 Books We're Reading Now

                                                    The task of choosing the next book to read can be daunting—especially when your Goodreads roster is growing substantially longer than your bucket list (and they slowly morph into the same thing...). In the Glamour...

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                                                      The Dylanologists

                                                      Detectives on the trail of a musical enigma, Bob Dylan’s most tenacious fans prove nearly as intriguing as the elusive artist they revere. A study ...

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                                                        Classic Authors Who Suck, According To Other Classic Authors

                                                        Do you hate negative book reviews? Try telling that to Mark Twain, D.H. Lawrence, or any of these famous authors who have trashed their fellow writers' publications! Photos: Associated Press, Getty Interactive infographic by Jan Diehm fo...

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                                                        How to Revise A Novel | Holly Lisle: Official Author Homepage

                                                        Holly Lisle: Official Author Homepage - read with hunger, write with joy, live with passion

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                                                        How To Write A Novel Using The Snowflake Method

                                                        How to write a novel: Award-winning novelist Randy Ingermanson teaches his wildly popular Snowflake Method for designing and writing a novel.

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                                                          An Illustrated History of All the Ways Urban Environments Can Control Us

                                                          War of Streets and Houses explores how a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change.

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                                                          23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

                                                          You probably SparkNoted these books before, but now's your chance to read them.

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                                                            Children's books are a fantastic resource for simile lesson plans! This page has a list (compiled by teachers) of the best children's books that are full of creative and fun simile examples.

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                                                              Wild Montana Sky (The Montana Sky Series): Debra Holland: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

                                                              Wild Montana Sky (The Montana Sky Series): Debra Holland: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

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                                                                ‘Doctor Sleep’ Is Stephen King’s Sequel to ‘The Shining’

                                                                In “Doctor Sleep” Stephen King offers a sequel to “The Shining.”

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                                                                    The Spoon from Minkowitz: A Bittersweet Roots Journey to Ancestral Lands: Judith Fein: 9780988401938: Amazon.com: Books

                                                                    The Spoon from Minkowitz: A Bittersweet Roots Journey to Ancestral Lands [Judith Fein] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Award-winning international travel writer Judith Fein has the burning passion and unquenchable curiosity to dive be

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                                                                      Amazon.com: How to Make Your Own Flower Essences: Natural Care & Soul Nurture For You, Your Family & Pets With Safe, Effective, Easy-to-Make Remedies for Energetic & Spiritual Support & Healing eBook: Ziporah Hildebrandt: Kindle Store

                                                                      How to Make Your Own Flower Essences: Natural Care & Soul Nurture For You, Your Family & Pets With Safe, Effective, Easy-to-Make Remedies for Energetic & Spiritual Support & Healing - Kindle edition by Ziporah Hildebrandt. Download it once and read it on

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                                                                      David Sedaris: A Big Family, at the Beach

                                                                      In late May of this year, a few weeks shy of her fiftieth birthday, my youngest sister, Tiffany, committed suicide. Six months before our sister killed herself, I made plans for us all to gather at a beach house on Emerald Isle, off the coast of North Car

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                                                                        Isabel Allende to receive Chicago Public Library Carl Sandburg award - Chicago Sun-Times

                                                                        Author Isabel Allende grew up in her grandfather’s house where a radio, much less a television, was not allowed. Instead, her formative years in Chile were filled with books.

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                                                                          Catcher In The Fry? McDonald's Happy Meals With A Side Of Books

                                                                          McDonald's will swap out the toys in its kids' meals for original books with a nutritional theme.

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                                                                            Harper Lee is back in court – this time suing her own hometown

                                                                            'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee alleges that her hometown is exploiting her trademark and personality rights.