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29 books that will change how you see the world.

29. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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28. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

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27. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

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26. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander and Cornel West

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25. Finding Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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24. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

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23. The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield

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22. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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21. The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl

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20. Graceling by Kristin Cashore

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19. …And I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children’s Drawings and Poems from the Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944

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18. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

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17. Nine Stories by J. D. Salinger

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16. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock  by Matthew Quick

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15. North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

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14. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

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13. House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski

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12. A Monster Calls by Siohan Dowd

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11. M*A*S*H by Richard Hooker

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10. Last Summer of the Death Warriors by Francisco Stork

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9. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

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8. Hero by Perry Moore

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7. The Thursday Next Series by Jasper Fforde

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6. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

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5. The Wump World by Bill Peet

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4. The Tale of Two Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean

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3. Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

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2. The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

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1. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

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Saturday Snapshot 47

As I changed my calendar today (late), I noted that the literary quote seemed particularly appropriate for the April ahead of me…and even the three days behind me.

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I mean, I’ll be redoing my bathroom (okay, paying people to redo my bathroom) for the next two weeks, which is why I’ll be painting the outside of this beauty tomorrow…

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…and hopefully buying my “baby” a new toy, since she spent last week eating (yes, eating) this one.

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