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Breathing Light: Accompanying Loss and Grief with Love and Gratitude

By Julie Hliboki, photography by David Foster. Transilient Publishing, 2014. 86 pages. $24/paperback. As a certified hospice chaplain in Atlanta, [鈥

Elizabeth Boardman is a member of Davis (Calif.) Meeting, a resident at Friends House in Santa Rosa, Calif., and the author of several books including Where Should I Stand? A Field Guide for Monthly Meeting Clerks and Letters from Lillian: Faith and Practice Among Modern Liberal Quakers.


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Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America鈥檚 Environment

By Robert K. Musil. Rutgers University Press, 2014. 328 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $23.95/paperback; $15.98/eBook. Silent Spring author Rachel Carson is credited [鈥

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.


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Educating for Insurgency: The Roles of Young People in Schools of Poverty

By Jay Gillen. AK Press, 2014. 178 pages. $15.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. A forward by civil rights leader Bob Moses gives Educating [鈥

Rosalie Dance is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, sojourner at Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md. Rosalie has taught mathematics in secondary schools and universities for many years.


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Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference

Edited by Sarah van Gelder. Berrett鈥怟oehler Publishers, 2014. 168 pages. $16.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. It鈥檚 not often that I read a book [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in Charlotte, Vt., and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She鈥檚 serving as clerk of the New England Yearly Meeting Earthcare Ministry Committee, and serves on the boards of Transition Town Charlotte and Vermont Interfaith Power and Light.


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Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace

By Anne Lamott. Riverhead Books, 2014. 287 pages. $22.95/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. Sitting down to read one of Anne Lamott鈥檚 books is [鈥

Ellen Michaud is a former book review editor of Friends Journal, an editor-at-large for Live Happy magazine, and author of the award-winning聽Blessed: Living a Grateful Life. She is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting and an alumna of the School of the Spirit鈥檚 program on Contemplative Living and Prayer.


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Tiger Heron

By Robin Becker. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. 65 pages. $15.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. Like the elegant Costa Rican wading bird of [鈥

Catherine Wald attends Friends meetings in Westchester County, N.Y. A chapbook of her poetry, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published in 2011 by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have also been published in numerous journals.


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There Is a Light

By Tribe 1. Self鈥恟eleased, 2014. 11 tracks. $15/CD; $9.99/digital. CD and download available at cdbaby鈥.com. Philadelphia鈥恇ased Tribe 1 has been [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the books editor of Friends Journal.


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Sapling Grove Secrets

By Errol Hess. Wetknee Books, 2014. 46 pages. $5.99/paperback; $0.99/eBook. On the About the Author page at the back, Hess [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the books editor of Friends Journal.


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My Conversation with Sophia: Reflections on Wisdom鈥檚 Contemplative Path

By William Z. Shetter. iUniverse, 2014. 152 pages. $14.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. One of the most comforting things in life would be [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the books editor of Friends Journal.


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In Parallel Light: A Prose Collection

By Jeanne Lohmann. Fithian Press, 2015. 91 pages. $14/paperback. Jeanne Lohmann is a well鈥恖oved Quaker poet. This collection of prose, [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is the books editor of Friends Journal.


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