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2017 Book Log

Buddhism Plain and Simple by Steve Hagen

I read this book in its entirety during a flight from Vegas to Atlanta.  Some of the reviews I have seen strongly advised against this, suggesting instead to digest it a chapter at a time.   760 more words

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Book Review #01: The First Phone Call From Heaven by Mitch Albom

2017 Book Log #01: The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom
Rating: 3/5 stars

Synopsis

The First Phone Call from Heaven tells the story of a small town, Coldwater, in Michigan that gets worldwide attention after seven people have claimed to be receiving phone calls from their departed loved ones giving them reassuring messages about the afterlife and giving them words of encouragement to go on living their lives. 470 more words

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My New Book log: A book diary for every bibliophile

I really love books, but while life getting more serious and busier, I can’t read as much as I want. Of course I am still reading, but reading academic journal, country’s data, my program syntax. 266 more words

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2016 Recap and Recommendations

I’m filling in the last few lines on my 2016 Book Log so I thought I would look back and think about which were my favorite of this year. 150 more words

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Lessons from: The Alchemist

Three years ago, I bought a book out of curiosity because everyone talked about how great it was. I can’t remember if I finished reading it or if I got distracted midway (I think I did finish the book), but it was not over 300 pages long. 434 more words