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A Discovery of Witches ***Book Review***

This synopsis is from the jacket cover description of the hardcover publication of the book.

“Deep in the heart of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, scholar Diana Bishop requests a manuscript called Ashmole 782 in the course of her research. 904 more words

Book 180: What Do You Care What Other People Think? by Richard P. Feynman

What Do You Care What Other People Think? by Richard P. Feynman

Finished reading on June 28th, 2015

Rating: 7/10

This is a collection of Feynman stories that mostly weren’t quite as humorous as in “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. 197 more words

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Dear Stranger... A letter from Rowan Coleman.

Dear Stranger is a collection of inspirational, honest and heartfelt letters from authors, bloggers and Mind ambassadors to an imagined stranger. Insightful and uplifting, Dear Stranger is a humbling glimpse into different interpretations of happiness, and how despite sometimes seeming unobtainable happiness can, in the smallest of ways, become and achievable goal. 1,038 more words

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Rome at the Brink: The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust

The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust
(translated and edited by S.A. Handford)

The last years of the Roman Republic were a pretty wild time. 649 more words

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Books I'm Loving

A few of the book that I’m in love with right now. Of course I bought a hard cover edition of Prince Lestat the day it came out because I’m a huge Anne Rice Fan. 157 more words

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Cleaning Out the Basement--Summer Cooking

When the weather turns, I find myself shifting seasons in the closet–putting away sweaters, digging out T-shirts–and in the kitchen. And when summer is firmly set, I find myself pulling out my worn copy of Elizabeth David’s… 481 more words

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