Emily says, "I still remember this book vividly from when I read it as a young'un. It's a middle grade mystery where an eccentric millionaire dies and his will lays out a mystery that must be solved by someone in the community in order for anyone to inherit his money. A great cast of characters, and I still remember the thrill of the reveal, all these years later..."
The first step to overcoming temptations, like eating the marshmallow, is figuring out what makes us "hot." All of our behavior is localized, says "Marshmallow Test" author Walter Mischel, and our vulnerabilities are no exception.
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When I went home this Christmas I was so delighted to come across this old book, which I got shortly after graduating from university. It felt like catching up with an old friend and I wanted to hug Melquiades, Colonel Aureliano and Rebeca with her bones rattling in a bag all over again. / MH
Esquire Magazine's "The 75 Books Every Man Should Read" Book List. I'm not a man, but there are just too many intriguing books here to not pin the list for future reference. I have only read 8 out of the 75 -- my summer reading list just got a lot bigger.