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Once I Was Cool by Megan Stielstra - I loved reading these personal essays by an author/teacher/storyteller. She's a generous and sharing writer, and the wonderful title leads to great reading.

A Curious Mind The Secret to a Bigger Life by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman - Movie producer Brian Grazer is all about personal curiosity as one of the keys to a life of quality and success.

Still Alice by Lisa Genova - Enjoyment of this book is directly related to your age and level of forgetfulness. I'd call 40 as the midpoint.

One More Thing by B.J. Novak - I loved these stories, essays and thoughts about life and everything else.

Hold Fast by Blue Balliett - A story with heart for readers of any age. I hope that everyone will read it and recommend it forward.

Little Known Facts by Christine Sneed - This book wasn't there for me when I needed a really really good story. You might like if you enjoy Danielle Steel, though. I could have done without.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn - By the author of Gone Girl; this is my favorite of her three books. Read my review at

The Collected Stories by Amy Hempel - These are short stories often voiced by women, mostly in the first person. Some are super short, some are super long, all are thoughtful and make for great reading.

Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent - A beautiful story about the evolution of a beautiful friendship.

Nose Down, Eyes Up by Merrill Markoe - Four dogs teach their human a thing or two when he finds that he can understand them. For all the dog lovers.