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Glitter and Glue: A Memoir: Kelly Corrigan: 9780345532831: Amazon.com: Books

Glitter and glue : a memoir / Kelly Corrigan: This memoir examines the bond, sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine, between mothers and daughters.

What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love

What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love by Carole Radziwill. Beautifully written memoir about the loss of her husband Anthony and best friends Carolyn and John Kennedy Jr. within the span of a few weeks.

No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Quebec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. They grow vegetables, they tend chickens, they make chocolate. And they sing. Ironically, for a community that has taken a vow of silence, the monks have become world-famous for their glorious voices, raised in ancient chants... #book #excerpt

A prior's murder takes Quebec's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his sidekick, Inspector Jean-Guy Beauvoir, inside the walls of the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loupes.

Mrs. Mike, by Nancy and Benedict Freedman (Bantam Books, 1947). This book combines a strong landscape -- the blizzard and grizzly bear regions of Northwest Canada -- with a powerful love story.

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Mike - Benedict Freedman, Nancy Mars Freedman one of my all time faves

The Vacationers by Emma Straub  {Lauren Conrad's Summer Reading List}

Good Reads: My Summer Reading List

THE VACATIONERS Celebrating their anniversary and their daughter's high-school graduation during a two-week vacation in Mallorca, Franny and Jim Post confront old secrets, hurts and rivalries that reveal sides of themselves they would conceal.

MESS Book. Best present ever and it has some pretty good writing/craft/drawing ideas

In Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes, Keri Smith, creator of Wreck This Journal, asks readers to explore what it feels like to throw themselves off balance - on purpose. Your whole life you've been taught to avoid making a mess: try to keep every

Until I Say Good-Bye: My Year of Living with Joy by Susan Spencer-Wendel and Bret Witter. In the spirit of "The Last Lecture" and "Tuesdays with Morrie," a powerfully emotional, inspirational, and irrepressibly joyous look at the things that matter most and a celebration of life in the face of death.

In June Susan Spencer-Wendel was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Until I Say Good-Bye by Susan Spencer-Wendel.

In the top 5 of the best books I have ever read. Non-fiction, amazing, heroic story. A MUST READ!

December Book Club

Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

I guessed the ending but not until close to the end of the book. It was a well written book that will keep you guessing.

My Top Ten Books of 2014

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica: Inner-city art teacher Mia Dennett is taken hostage by her one-night stand, Colin Thatcher, who, instead of delivering her to his employers, hides her in a cabin in rural Minnesota to keep her safe from harm.

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6 Life-Changing Books That Will Stay With You Forever

Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives - Gretchen Rubin - The Happiness Project