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Letter to My Daughter
Angelou's book, Letter to My Daughter caught my eye immediately as I was browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble. I picked it up and settled in a com ...more
Oct 10, 2008
Oct 04, 2008
Fall on Your Knees
MacDonald( the Canadian actress and playwrite)has truely shown the depth and beauty of her talent in her debut novel, Fall on Your Knees. Her words fl ...more
Aug 2007
Jun 22, 2007
Belong to Me
**spoiler alert** A group of people with issues meets group of people #2 with issues. A lot of heart breaking situations occur with "witty" lines and ...more
May 18, 2008
Apr 22, 2008
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
A little disclaimer: The title isn’t fair to this book. It gives the Illusion this is a self help book. In my opinion its more about human behavior an ...more
Jan 08, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
I love Steve Martin. <---This was how I was going to begin this review. Cushioning the harsh criticism with true admiration. Before I continued ... ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 14, 2007
Love, Sex, and Lasting Relationships
Any book that says love, sex and relationships on the cover is something I steer clear of in the book store. Not to mention the people holding those ...more
May 04, 2012
May 05, 2012
The History of Love
I eyed this book for months. As it first came out in hardback I flirted with thoughts of buying it. With a volunteers salary of nothing every purchase ...more
Jul 2007
Jun 14, 2007
We Need to Talk about Kevin
I let out a sigh of relief as I closed this book. A book that should have taken me a few days to read ended up in an 8 day struggle. I expected a thir ...more
Nov 2007
Jun 21, 2007
Leaving a Trace: On Keeping a Journal
When I picked this book up on the "value" shelf at Barnes and Noble I expected it to be a cheezie "how to dig into your soul and find who you are" sel ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 20, 2008
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul
I read this for a womens bible study, lead by men that was organized around this book. The guys had this idea for us to understand where they were com ...more
Jan 2004
Jul 13, 2007
A Million Little Pieces
I won't give a summary for this book..seeing how it made international headlines...

I read this book pre-Oprah book club scandal. And honestly I hated
Jan 2006
Jun 06, 2007
Mortification: Writers' Stories of Their Public Shame
I still have a random image of two writers sitting in the middle of barnes and noble. Placed between two very large piles of books ready to be signed ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 06, 2007
The Hour I First Believed
I made it to page 450 of this book. After two months of trying to finish I had to give in and acknowledge that I would never finish this book.
This boo
Apr 2009
Mar 05, 2009
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
I first read this book in 2003. Practically finished in one sitting I told everyone I met to read this book. I lent it out, lost many copies along the ...more
Feb 16, 2008
May 28, 2007
Join Me!
Danny Wallace is extremely charming through his quirky wit. He will win you over! I laughed out loud at every page. Very rarely am I able to fall into ...more
Jan 2003
May 28, 2007
Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs
Chris Orwig drew me in with his images but kept me reading with his words and obvious love of literature. Through out the book, Visual Poetry Chris Or ...more
Nov 30, 2009
Feb 24, 2010
The Power of Starting Something Stupid: How to Crush Fear, Make Dreams Happen, and Live without Regret
When I was in high school I had a bucket list of places I wanted to go, things I wanted to see and projects I wanted to conquer.
When I shared my list
Apr 25, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
The Death of Vishnu
On PG 107:
As I read I am constantly feeling claustrophobic. Between the kitchen shared and fought over to the tension (selfishness) between the neighb
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
I read this book warm in my bed while cradling a hot cup of coffee. I was never so thankful for these luxuries then when I lived through Strayed's det ...more
Mar 04, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
The Five Love Languages Singles Edition
The Love langauges series has been talked about in concervative circles for years. I have avoided this series for that reason. Although Dr Chapman has ...more
Jan 21, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas
If I remember correctly, this is the book I ripped up and threw away. A tad drastic I must admit...but Mr Patterson wasted a good 3 hours of my time. ...more
Jun 2006
Jun 20, 2007
How to Get a Date Worth Keeping
Despite the nauseating self-help title, this book is worth the read. In my experience of Christian dating there are two kinds of people. The all or n ...more
Apr 02, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
Sex and the City
If Crass language, bad sex scenes and the mention of drugs made a good chick-lit novel than candace Bushnell would win the prize..
too bad a story line
Jan 2004
Jul 13, 2007
The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us
In some good reads reviews this book was described as "self- help "and "extreme."

I couldn't disagree more. I found it to be very informative and helpf
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
A frustrating read to say the least. I read the first of the four stories. I was frustrated by the assumption of the narrator, assuming we just know t ...more
Oct 08, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
Teen Angst: A Celebration of Really Bad Poetry
I found this in the bargan bin and glad I did.
Admit it, we have all written Teen Angst poetry. At the time we thought we were deep now its just hilar
Jul 2007
Jul 23, 2007
Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
Disclaimer, if you are a white person who takes your love of indie films,sushi, vintage tees, and organic foods very seriously, you may not want to pu ...more
Jan 18, 2009
Jan 18, 2009
101 Questions to Ask Before You Get Engaged
This book is popular in Christian circles but it isn't just for Christians and it is not just for those dating someone. After my last relationship I r ...more
Aug 24, 2014
Aug 24, 2014
The Art of Pregnancy Photography
I bought this book to get ready for my first maternity shoot. Jennifer George was the way to go. She was more than generous offering information on ev ...more
Feb 14, 2010
Feb 24, 2010
Death, the Devil, and the Goldfish
Jean-pierre jeunet needs to turn this into a film.
Dec 15, 2014
Aug 01, 2014
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