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Now here’s a hilarious collection of rejection stories–and rejected works–by some of today’s most accomplished comic writers and performers (some world famous) sharing their pieces that were ripped to pieces and their own experiences of being handed their hats, heads, and hearts on a platter.

Now here’s a hilarious collection of rejection stories–and rejected works–by some of today’s most accomplished comic writers and performers (some world famous) sharing their pieces that were ripped to pieces and their own experiences of being handed their hats, heads, and hearts on a platter.

In John of God: The Brazilian Healer Who's Touched the Lives of Millions, a seemingly average rancher from Abadiânia, Brazil, offers a powerful message of love, compassion, and hope for humanity. João Teixeira de Faria, the healer and medium known as John of God, allows "spirit doctors" to take over his body three times a week to miraculously treat the thousands of people from all over the world who come in need of remedy.

In John of God: The Brazilian Healer Who's Touched the Lives of Millions, a…

new Jo Nesbo Police - http://johnrieber.com/2013/10/16/jo-nesbo-police-brilliant-new-nordic-noir-harry-hole-novels-in-order/

Police Jo Nesbø's Police gives us a Harry Hole we haven't seen before. For the first time in a long time, Harry is happy.

20 Read-Aloud Chapter Books That You'll Love as Much as Your Kids

20 Chapter Books to Read Aloud With Your Kids

Booktopia has Pippi Longstocking, Puffin Modern Classics by Astrid Lindgren. Buy a discounted Paperback of Pippi Longstocking online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Sometimes being on the vanguard of scientific progress thrusts you into the teeth of danger. For Minnesota pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Marina Singh, that means being sent into the remotest region of the Amazon jungle to track down her former mentor. Finding Dr. Annick Swenson promises to be perilous: The last scientist assigned to find her has disappeared too.

Read this on a recommendation from my friend April.

This is my choice for a book transformed to film. I actually didn't want to read it because of the hype. I find that most books that everyone loves, I dislike.  This novel however was a lovely exception. My cranky old heart was broken and healed simultaneously.  Neat trick on this curmudgeonly  old nurse.

The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars Book by John Green, read this summer and saw the movie right afterwards 2014

The Poetical Works of Lord Byron c.1890 . The siren call of the bookshop and market - finding a beautiful old book .

The Poetical Works of Lord Byron . The siren call of the bookshop and market - finding a beautiful old book .

15 Books You Can’t Put Down I have only read 8 of these, but the other 7 are on my to read list!

Here are some book club ideas~BR 15 Books You Can’t Put Down I have only read 8 of these, but the other 7 are on my to read list!

For any parent who's ever IM-ed their child to the dinner table - or yanked the modem from its socket in a show of primal parental rage - this account of one family's self-imposed exile from the Information Age will leave you ROFLing with recognition. But it will also challenge you to take stock of your own family connections, to create a media ecology that encourages kids - and parents - to thrive.

For any parent who's ever IM-ed their child to the dinner table - or yanked the modem from its socket in a show of primal parental rage - this account of one family's self-imposed exile from the Information Age will leave you ROFLing with recognition. But it will also challenge you to take stock of your own family connections, to create a media ecology that encourages kids - and parents - to thrive.

47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

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