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Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control
While this is a workbook on behavior therapy, it is more than a workbook in that it is a life lesson about yourself. The premise of the workbook is th...more
Jun 19, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
Let the Great World Spin
A unique tale that intertwines the lives of several persons that live in New York in 1974.

What a facinating nway to write a book. One chapter you are...more
Jun 16, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
this book shows intelligent characters who really surge forward in life. The end will take a twist and turn that you do not see coming. I couldn't put...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
This novel is "in touch" with the emotional life of a charcter who is a deaf mute man. How frustrating it is for him to communicate but how rewarded...more
Jul 07, 2008
Jun 30, 2008
Saving Grace
An unwilling cardinal is elected the next Pope. The old ways of the running of the Vatican play on his sense of simplicity. He is always surprising t...more
Dec 2009
Feb 13, 2010
The Life of Mary As Seen By the Mystics
Reads like a novel. Explains the life of Mary after she is chosen to be the mother of God. The Author adds explanations that take away the mystery of...more
Mar 30, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
We Were the Mulvaneys
I believe it is the topic of this book that has me rating it two stars. A vibrant wonderful family implodes after their 17 year-old daughter is raped....more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
The Scarlet Thread
This book weaves the life of a current day woman, Sierra Madrid, and her ancestor, Mary Katheryn McMurray.
In the beginning of this book I set it down...more
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 10, 2011
Digging Up Adam the story of L.S.B. Leakey
This is a biography about Louis Leaky who was born in Kenya to missionary parents. He is initiated into the tribe at the age of 13 along with the nati...more
Jan 10, 2011
Jan 07, 2011
Prodigal Summer
There is something of interrest in this novel for everyone. I was anticipating learning more about natuare and this book delivers. I have even dept a...more
Apr 14, 2008
Mar 25, 2008
The Schoolmaster's Daughter
This is a novel of historical fiction written by an English professor from my University, Northern Michigan University. The event portraied is the Rev...more
Jan 24, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11)
For a Stephenanie Plum mystery I laughed quite often at the antics of our heroine. Stephanie is still wondering wither she should be more attracted to...more
Sep 2011
Sep 02, 2011
A Thousand Shall Fall (Shiloh Legacy #2)
How the Post WWI Southern United States comes through the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Reading this novel helps explain on a personal level how people...more
Jan 06, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
The Simple Truth
David B. has created a page turner in his novel SIMPLE TRUTH. A black man, Rufus, was attacked while in the Army and given a syringe of PCP. The attac...more
Mar 25, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood, #4)
This novel just gets better and better each time one reads of the girls lifestyles. I liked the depth of Lena's first year in art school. She learns h...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
Remarkable Creatures
This novel is about two women who live to collect fossils. While it is considered an unladylike, dirty, and mysterious pursuit Mary Anning a poor Engl...more
Jun 02, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
White Oleander
The book envelopes you even though you may not want to read the subject matter. At the start of the novel a mother and daughter have a very immeshed r...more
Sep 06, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
The Book Thief
This novel has a delightful perspective. The narrator of the years 1939 through the WWII 1940's is none other than DEATH! Death follows a young girl f...more
Sep 02, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
Tomorrow Is a River
This book starts out with a young couple, Adam and Caroline, going to the wilderness of WI. He is a 'holier that thou' circuit preacher. They build a...more
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Roger's Upside Down Day
One of the top ten books I read to my children when they were young! This book will be passed down through the generations fin my family. The reading...more
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May 13, 2008
Empire Falls
I had a hard time getting into this book at first because there were so many characters to keep track of. Another small town drama, Richard does a sma...more
Oct 16, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
Thirteen Moons
Fictional novel of the Cherokee Indians living in the mountians. A young white boy gets sent to work the Trading Post as a indentured servent for seve...more
Jan 27, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
The Dress Lodger
You will learn about death, anatomy, and the East End poverty life of the English in the years of the early 1800's. Too many frog provide to be pests...more
Mar 18, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
The Book of Unholy Mischief
Excellent! I have reccomended it to my brother and another young man searching for his personal spirituality. What an engaging read! Great writing wi...more
May 03, 2009
May 04, 2009
While My Sister Sleeps
This book brings out issues connected with death. A star runner, Robin Snow, collapses during a training run. Her sister blames herself for not being...more
Jan 26, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
The Maggody Militia (Arly Hanks #10)
I found this mystery interesting because they describe the Southern Ozark peoples as they are. My Grandparents lived in the Ozarks and I have visited...more
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
Pretty Birds
Always challenging and sometimes amazing this book will surprise you. Thank you Scott Simon for giving us a tender memory of what War could have been...more
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
This book teaches a business lesson. The format is novel. That is what makes it an interesting book to read because while you believe you are reading...more
Nov 06, 2010
Nov 01, 2010
The Jewel of St. Petersburg (The Russian Concubine, #0)
I have never read about the Russian revolution. This novel is from the perspective the the wealthy persons working for the government and the servants...more
Dec 07, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
Savannah: Or a Gift For Mr. Lincoln
I thought this book was slow to start and dragged in places. John Jakes is certainly a popular author so I will have to read one more of his books to...more
Mar 11, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
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