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The Bite of Mango by Mariatu Kamara
Posted by | November 24, 2017
#998 The Bite of Mango by Mariatu Kamara

Mariatu was born in Sierra Leone. She and her family had heard about the rebels. Sometimes the rebels came close to their village. They would go and camp out in...

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Out of Mormonism by Judy Robertson
Posted by | October 5, 2017
#993 Out of Mormonism by Judy Robertson

Out of Mormonism by Judy Robertson In this book Judy tells of her family's experience joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, then leaving the church to...

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What If... by Shirley MacLaine
Posted by | September 16, 2017
#982 What If… by Shirley MacLaine

What If... by Shirley MacLaine Shirley likes to ask questions about life. What if this and what if that? She sees the world as possibly a play in which we...

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Perishable by Dirk Jamison
Posted by | September 14, 2017
#980 Perishable by Dirk Jamison

Perishable by Dirk Jamison Dirk had a difficult and non-traditional growing up experience. His family first lived in one area, where his father was a construction worker, who frequently got...

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Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher
Posted by | September 11, 2017
#977 Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher

Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher was depressed for a large part of her life. She tried lots of medications, both prescribed and illicit. When none of it seemed to...

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Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
Posted by | September 8, 2017
#974 Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher grew up in a world full of celebrities. Her mother and father were on the television and it was hard to distinguish the...

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Book of Mormon Girl by Joanna Brooks
Posted by | September 7, 2017
#973 Book of Mormon Girl by Joanna Brooks

Book of Mormon Girl by Joanna Brooks Joanna Brooks grew up in the world of Mormonism, in California, which is different from growing up as a Mormon in Utah. While...

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Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly
Posted by | September 1, 2017
#967 Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly Nellie Bly was an intrepid reporter back in the day when it was fairly rare to have female newspaper reporters. Nellie decided...

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The Private History of a Campaign that Failed by Mark Twain
Posted by | July 25, 2017
#929 The Private History of a Campaign that Failed by Mark Twain

The Private History of a Campaign that Failed by Mark Twain Mark Twain was in the military for a short time, about two weeks or so and it did not...

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A Life that Matters by Mary and Robert Schindler
Posted by | July 24, 2017
#928 A Life that Matters by Mary and Robert Schindler

A Life that Matters by Mary and Robert Schindler For fifteen years Terri Schiavo lived between hospitals, nursing homes, and being taken care of her family. Her husband, Michael, had...

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