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A Book to Read and Love:The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book The Buried Giant: A couple finds their way through the mist.

Questions to ponder while reading The Buried Giant: Can lifelong love exist without memories?
What is courage?

My thoughts about The Buried Giant: A fun new fairy tale.
How much of "us" is a memory?
Everyone should have a candle.

A Book to Read and Love: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book The Fault in Our Stars: Finding love in death.

Questions I pondered while reading The Fault in Our Stars: How do you give a life to someone who is dying?
Is there a parenting class for this?

My thoughts about The Fault in Our Stars:
It broke my heart.
I am conflicted about current cancer treatments.
Live your life, the best you can.

A Play to Read and Love: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the play The Glass Menagerie: Single parenting in St. Louis.

Questions to ponder while reading The Glass Menagerie:
Can you dream too much?
How do you recover from disillusionment?

My thoughts about The Glass Menagerie:
Sometimes you have to move on.
Sometimes you have to go to work.
Sometimes life sucks.

A Book to Read and Love: The Life of Pi by Yann Martel - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book The Life of Pi: I was shipwrecked with a tiger, and I survived.

Questions to ponder while reading The Life of Pi: Can you believe in the wisdom of all religions?
How would you have handled the isolation?

My thoughts on The Life of Pi: Couldn't put it down.
Mind twist at the end.
I believe I would have been seasick.

Pen and Ink Doodle: Meditation 2.6.18

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I suppose it could be representative of cabin fever.

A Book to Read and Love: Flight by Sherman Alexie - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the book Flight: The accidental time traveler

Questions I pondered while reading Flight: How do we fix foster care?
How do we stop violence?
My thoughts on Flight: I wish I could see so many points of view.
Don't foster if you aren't going to, you know, actually foster.
Violence is not the correct answer.