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Strange the Dreamer, by Laini Taylor

From Goodreads: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost … Continue reading

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In Twenty Years, by Allison Winn Scotch

Six friends live together in a townhouse off campus. Friends forever, they think, not expecting the end of college to change that. On their last night of school, Bea asks them to write a letter to their 40-year-old selves. Only … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #46: Square One(ish)

Coming home has been interesting. The two weeks away helped to bring forward a number of new revelations. First, I noticed just how much more active I was in Texas than I am at home. I’m much more sedentary here. … Continue reading

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The Sociopath Next Door, by Martha Stout (audio)

Subtitled: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us Four percent of the population – about one in every 25 people – has no conscience. They are not all criminals, serial killers, or the Hitlers of the world, which is what … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Fight, Flight, Freeze

Not long after my sixteenth birthday, my mom moved us to a new house across town. My sophomore year wasn’t quite over, and it was a big upheaval that I dreaded. Part of moving in was to bring all our … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #39: Medication

My brain is obviously not working too well these days. I’ve had a lot of biochemical changes over the last three years. I went from a place of a healthy weight and great blood stats, to suddenly rising insulin and … Continue reading

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Without You, There Is No Us, by Suki Kim (audio)

Subtitled: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite In 2011, a journalist named Suki Kim posed as a missionary posing as a teacher. Using this layered disguise, she got a position at a school in Pyongyang, North Korea. … Continue reading

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