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Joyce Carol Oates was one of my favorite authors. I suppose all good things must end. We were the Mulvaneys was so touching and perfectly written, but as of late Ms. Oates no longer holds my interest.

The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun - Gretchen Rubin

a very good book about a complicated home situation. And to think I only bought it because of Jodi Picoult's review on the cover!

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Set over the course of one school year, this is the story of two star-crossed sixteen-year-olds. Smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.)

"I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of l974. " A Pulitzer Prize Winner. A Favorite book.