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Lisa Vegan added a status update: I will not have that much time to spend on Goodreads, or to read, for the foreseeable future. Just FYI. I will still be available via email and pm, and I will not be completely absent from the site.
Lisa Vegan and 12 other people liked Chrissie's review of Family Linen:
Family Linen by Lee Smith
"This is an amusing, light story. As such, it is very well done.

A word of warning is however appropriate. The humor is mixed with serious topics--long-term family disputes, adultery, physical and sexual abuse, psychological impairment and perhaps..." Read more of this review »
Lisa Vegan and 7 other people liked Laura's review of The Year of Pleasures:
The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg
"4.5 stars. I read this book pre-GR (over ten years ago) and had forgot a lot of it. It's a wonderful book that will make you feel the grief of, and recovery from, the death of a spouse. It takes place for the most part in the Chicago suburbs. It's..." Read more of this review »
Lisa Vegan and 18 other people liked Miriam's review of One Week in the Library:
One Week in the Library by W. Maxwell Prince
""I wrote you, Allen, because I want people to think I'm smart," Prince says in his authorial self-insertion.

And, you know, Prince does come across as smart, and probably a thoughtful and well-educated person. What he doesn't come across as is a go..." Read more of this review »
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Lisa Vegan added a status update: There is a current giveaway here for a great book:

If you will write a review and don't want to wait to read this book until it's published in 2019, you might want to enter.

I do recommend reading the first book first. Moloka'i.
Daughter of Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
" Manybooks wrote: "I have both on my to read list (and on my Kindle)."

Gundula, Well now would be a perfect time to read Moloka'i because then you'd be
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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
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Daughter of Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
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I am so angry. I posted a review on 7/6 of the only text edition here, ISBN: 7=978-250-13766-1. The edition and my likes and at least 17 comments are gone, missing. I read a paperback advance readers' edition.

Re-posting on 7/7:

I’m deeply grateful to
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“[Our world] seeks to encourage empathy, kindness, and compassion in children but seems suspicious of these same values in adults.”
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, The 30-Day Vegan Challenge (New Edition): The Ultimate Guide to Eating Healthfully and Living Compassionately

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“She knows that stories have the power to change things: the past and the future, even the present.”
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“The cost of loneliness is high, she knows, but the cost of loss is higher.”
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“Most adults claim not to believe in magic, but Klara knows better. Why else would anyone play at permanence--fall in love, have children, buy a house--in the face of all evidence there's no such thing?”
Chloe Benjamin, The Immortalists

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