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30 Awesome Book Dedications That Might Be Better Than The Actual Book

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This Boy's Life
This Boy’s Life

1. Tobias Wolff, ‘This Boy’s Life’

My first stepfather used to say that what I didn’t know would fill a book. Well, here it is.

2. Garrison Keillor, ‘Good Poems’

To all the English teachers, especially the great ones.

3. e.e. cummings, No Thanks

No Thanks
No Thanks

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Love a soft person. The ones who are positive, even in the worst of circumstances. Someone whose strength is not in bravado, but in their quiet. Someone who is strong for others because that is what is needed in that moment. Someone who is the moon that soothes instead of the sun that burns. Someone who sees the very best in people even when you think they aren’t worth it. The kind of person who always wants to do the best for those they love.”

“I bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching. It will lift your spirits on your darkest days. I want to thank the author so much for writing this, as it’s something I will be rereading a lot! Always remember, everything about you is important. You matter.” —McKayla

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