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Amy27 has commented on (3) products.

Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott
Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

Amy27, October 21, 2014

While reading this, I kept shouting Yes! and Amen! as if I were in church. While there is great sympathy and comfort in Ms. Lamott's words, there is not a trace of preachiness or judgment. If you're tired of well-meaning but misguided people telling you "everything happens for a reason" and "God has a better plan," this is a great alternative. It's like spending time with a dear friend who understands exactly what you're going through and wants you to know it's okay to feel the way you do. Buy copies for your friends who are dealing with grief or illness - it won't take away the pain, but it will let them know they aren't alone.
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The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
The School of Essential Ingredients

Amy27, August 9, 2012

A lovely book with many characters, the most compelling of which is food. I didn't want it to end - would love a sequel to catch up with everyone. One warning, though - don't read while you're hungry!
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The Annotated Persuasion by Jane Austen
The Annotated Persuasion

Amy27, March 28, 2011

Don't let this be your first reading of Persuasion - for that, just read without guidance. But do re-read (I won't admit to how many times this made for me) with these meticulous notes bringing the story to real, every day life. Is there such a thing as too much Persuasion? I really don't think so...
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