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Educated (Memoir – Highly Recommended)

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Educated by Tara Westover.

Violent, dangerous, oppressive family couldn’t defeat advocates determined to help.

Note: After reading, take a closer look at the cover design by Patrik Svensson. It’s genius.

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My Squirrel Days (Memoir – Audio Highly Recommended)

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My Squirrel Days by Ellie Kemper.

Very funny. Quirks, gaffes and determination, exaggerated because that’s funnier.

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Melmoth (Recommended)

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Melmoth by Sarah Perry.

Dark, brilliantly written fable about ordinary evil causing catastrophic harm.

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Jane Eyre (Classic – Highly Recommended)

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

Despite antique language, wildly romantic adventure with resourceful, proto-feminist woman.

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Becoming (Memoir – Recommended)

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Becoming by Michelle Obama

Candid, insightful, intelligent. A life of diligence, compassion and gratitude.

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China Rich Girlfriend (2nd in series, Recommended)

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China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan.

Self-indulgent shenanigans, noodles and jewels, but drama makes surprise appearance.

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The Fox (Recommended)

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The Fox by Frederick Forsyth.

Chill, not thrill. Episodic spec-ops, but nails geopolitics of cyberwarfare.

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