The Empty Mirror

I read this book at precisely the right age. As adolescent, with no knowledge of anything. It hit me hard, and zen became part of my blood and bones. Now, almost 20 years later, I still consider this book to have had more influence on me than any other. It changed the course of my life. I re-read it every 4-5 years. And when friends want to know more about me, reading this book is one of the things to do. Do not expect higher wisdom from this book. Rather, it is like cleaning the lenses of yourI read this book at precisely the right age. As adolescent, with no knowledge of anything.

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The Lovely Bones

Reviewed by Cana Rensberger for TeensReadToo. comTHE LOVELY BONES will haunt you. This book tells the story of the most horrific thing a family could ever endure, the murder of a loved one, a child. The child is 14-year-old Susie Salmon. We see the murder through her eyes, after she is killed. Susie narrates her story from heaven, a place like I'd not before imagined. Her heaven begins as her school playground. Slowly it grows to become more. Susie merely longs for something she misses from earthReviewed by Cana Rensberger for TeensReadToo.

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Book Review

Its been made into a major motion picture by Disney, but originally it was the second book in C. S. Lewis Chronicles of Narnia book series. Get the book review for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Title: The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeAuthor: C. S. LewisAges: 9+Rating: It may not be as intense as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, but C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia spin a fantastical tale of magic and wonder. The second book in the series, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe has been made into a feature film by Disney. Get the scoop on the book the movie is based on! The Land of Narnia The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is the tale of the four Pevensie children, sent to the country to live with their uncle during the second world war.

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Stone Cold

Stone Cold was written by Robert Swindells, who won a Carnegie medal for it. Swindells trained as a teacher, and taught for eight years before becoming a full time writer. This has obviously helped him to be familiar with his target audience, teenagers. Some of Swindells personal beliefs shine through the text,“I am dedicated to the idea that we are all responsible for one another, and that we ought to conduct ourselves accordingly, doing no harm to any human being. My work reflects this belief” Stone Cold was written by Robert Swindells, who won a Carnegie medal for it.

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Look Again

What a mess. This was my first Lisa Scottoline book, and it'll probably also be my last. This book was just. . . all over the place. I can't think of a single thing that I can say I actually liked about it, besides the fact that it's over. This book was like being hit over the head with. . . well, all of the things. My brain is now mush. So, here's what I got out of this book. Ellen Gleeson, a REPORTER, sees a age-progressed missing child picture on one of those cards they send you in the mail, andWhat a mess. This was my first Lisa Scottoline book, and it'll probably also be my last.

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Trident’

ANALYSIS/OPINION:THE TRIDENT: THE FORGING AND REFORGING OF A NAVY SEAL LEADERBy Jason Redman with John R. BruningWilliam Morrow, $26. 99, 304 pagesThe sign on the wounded Navy SEAL’s hospital door at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centerin Bethesda was written on poster paper with a black Sharpie. The sign begins with the word “Attention. ”And the sign went on to receive national attention. Lt. Jason Redman’s sign read: “ATTENTION TO ALL WHO ENTER HERE. If you are coming into this room with sorrow or to feel sorry for my wounds, go elsewhere.

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Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #1)

I’d never heard of this book until it started showing up on a lot of author lists of their top 10 favorite books of all time. It’s been described as a gay classic and authentic to San Francisco in the 1970’s. Since this story was first published in the newspaper as a serial in the 1970’s, it has gone on to be a miniseries that garnered several award nominations. Even reading the book today, it remains a whimsical delight that clearly set the stage for many such spin offs in the future. The begin I’d never heard of this book until it started showing up on a lot of author lists of their top 10 favorite books of all time.

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‘Me Before You,’ by Jojo Moyes

When I finished this novel, I didn’t want to review it; I wanted to reread it. Which might seem perverse if you know that for most of the last hundred pages I was dissolved in tears. Jojo Moyes, the writer who produced this emotional typhoon, knows very well that “Me Before You” — a novel that has already floated high on Britain’s best-seller lists — is, as British critical consensus affirms, “a real weepy. ” And yet, unlike other novels that have achieved their mood-melting powers through calculated infusions of treacle — Erich Segal’s “Love Story” comes immediately to mind — Moyes’s story provokes tears that are redemptive, the opposite of gratuitous.

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Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Kaplan MCAT Review Complete 5-Book Subject Review (Kaplan Test Prep)

Top positive review See all 69 positive reviews › 207 people found this helpful 4. 0 out of 5 stars Very good review with everything you need to know, and almost nothing you don't! By Jon Mon March 22, 2013 First of all, some of the practice exam sections are incredibly difficult in comparison to the actual MCAT. It is Kaplan's way of challenging you and helping you know more than you need to, but sometimes it is kind of stupid to make the practice exams so much harder. Some of them I could not even finish in the time they gave. If you want to do practice exams, buy Kaplan's separate exams (which I still think are harder) or buy them directly from AMCAS.

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The Conservationist

This a book that should be mandatory reading for anyone with even a passing interest in social justice. I get it, that's a big claim, but I have a feeling that when bell hooks coined the phrase "white supremacist, capitalist, patriarch" she had people like Mehring in mind. Gordimer skillfully delineates the borders of his privilege in this volume, speaking no nonsense and cutting straight to the meat of the issue. And while Apartheid is dead, racial segregation is a thing of the past, and questiThis a book that should be mandatory reading for anyone with even a passing interest in social justice.

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