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To Do: Insert List Here

Greetings family and friends! Hope everyone is staying healthy during this crazy, dazey time. I often include titles of children's books in my blog posts with the intent of inspiring you to read to young children, but today I'm writing about a book for adults to inspire you to read to yourself. I recently read, Twenty-one Truths About Love, by Matthew Dicks. It is a novel written entirely in lists. Now I ask, who among us doesn't make a list, use a list, or despise a list of things "to do"? In the book, the protagonist frets over money troubles, grieves over leaving his teaching job, is overwhelmed with the thought of his first child on the way, and even plans an armed robbery. That sounds a little dark, but the book is really quite humorous and (spoiler alert) has a happy ending. So, the book tells this story in the form of lists. Lists of things to do, shopping lists, wish lists, likes and dislikes lists, and so on. I have been a list maker for