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Walden by Henry David Thoreau do you own the farm or does the farm own you?

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read in the New Year. I've only read two so far. Time to get on top of these!

7/11/1960  - ”To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about childhood innocence and racial injustice in a small Southern town during the Great Depression, was first published.

Helped me understand we don't need to be broken down. When we face trials in our life we are broken open to allow healing.

What a magical book! I'm very glad I finally got around to reading Dandelion Wine, but am sad that it was Mr. Bradbury's death that finally prompted me to. This is one of those books that feels like an old favorite even as you're reading it for the first time. Book #69 in the Book a Week in 2012 Challenge from the WTM boards.

I thought it was very moving in this book how dedicated the boy was to taking care of his mentor.

The Giver (film)-- The Novel by Lois Lowry will be made in to a film due out in 2014, with Jeff Bridges to star as the Giver. Can't wait!

The Witch's Daughter - My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. If you will listen, I will tell you a tale of witches. this sounds interesting.

"Amy disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary, and while Nick has not been a model husband, could he really have killed her? It's soon evident that if Amy is dead, that's the least of the reader's worries. Flynn's last novel, Dark Objects, was a New York Times best seller, but this one is expected to break her out." - Library Journal

Sherlock Holmes collection (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle): so popular right now from the movies, but the books are good too

Suspended books sculpture. Maybe not a practical upcycle, but if you have the space, well, go for it.