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Laurie Jensen
Attends Anne Arundel Community College
Lived in White Bear Lake, MN
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Book 72: The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Green
The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Green is a story of a man who is born in the body of an old man and ages backwards towards his infancy and death.  Ok, I am sure I cannot hide that fact that this book is similar in concept to Benjamin Button.  A...
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Book 70: Us by David Nicholls
"Us" is the story of a man who suddenly finds himself in a failing marriage.  He was not aware that it was failing and suddenly finds himself trying to figure out what went wrong.  Not only does his wife want to leave, his only son leaves in the fall for co...
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Book 67: Everthing I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
This is a book that kept popping up as a recommendation, but I was hesitant to read it as it has to do with a suicide.  I am not sure why suicide is the thing that makes me reluctant, but it is.  In the end I am glad I read this one. the story does revolve ...
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Book 65: Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
Another new release book I stumbled on.  I only mention this because I am usually decades behind book releases. Can I just start out by saying I was dissapointed in this book.  I have only read one Hornby book and that was years ( 10+) ago (How to be Good),...
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Book 63: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
This is a simple little book that I very much enjoyed. The book starts out with a grumpy curmudgeon, but really he is not old enough to be so miserable.  AJ is a book owner on a small remote island, the island that his now dead wife grew up on.  He is alone...
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Book 71: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, a Newbury Award winner,  is a book written by a Chinese American and honors the Chinese fable style of story telling.  It is a tale of a young girl who sets off on a journey to lessen the hardships of her parents.  On the ...
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Book 69: The Buried Giant by Kazou Ishiguro
What fortunate timing I had in discovering Ishiguro when I did.  After falling in love with his writing I soon discovered his latest book was soon to be available.  It has been 10 years since he published his last book Never Let Me Go (the start of it all f...
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Book 68: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Admittedly I am not the target market for this book.  But having a daughter who is reading YA I will read them as well. The story is about a geeky boy who seems to fall in love over and over again with girls who have the name Katherine.  After the breakup w...
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Book 66: Maude by Donna Mabry
How much bad luck can one woman have over the course of her life?  Well, Maude can tell you...quite a bit. This book is written by Mabry about her Grandmother.  She is retelling the stories her Grandmother imparted to her about her life.  Maude started life...
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Book 64: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Have I mentioned I have a soft spot for grumpy old men?  Well I do and Ove is a great example. Ove lives in Sweden and wakes up each morning with the plan to commit suicide.  Every day he is thwarted by insufferable neighbors.  Throughout the book we unders...
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Book 62: How to be Both by Ali Smith
This book was short listed for the Man Booker award, and I have been waiting for it to be available for a while.  I was intrigued by the concept and the cover. If you are not familiar with the book, it is actually 2 books in one that cover the same events, ...
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White Bear Lake, MN - Bellingham, Wa - Seattle, Wa - Monterey, CA - Augusta, GA - Arnold, MD - Mankato, MN
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  • Anne Arundel Community College
    Interior Design, 2012 - present
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
    Earth Science, 1996
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