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The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
Ah! I can't read this anymore. I cannot stand her negativity toward the subject that she chose to write about. The thing is, I do agree with a lot of ...more
Sep 03, 2010
Mar 04, 2010
Global Mom: Eight Countries, Sixteen Addresses, Five Languages, One Family
I have wanted to read this book a long time and this was perfect timing as my family is embarking on our own adventure that could take us around the w ...more
Apr 12, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
Yoga Mala: The Original Teachings of Ashtanga Yoga Master Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
One of my reasons for joining the Yoga teacher training program was because I am very interested in the mind and body connection. Therefore, I very mu ...more
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)
This book was so frustrating to me. I usually like Cassandra Clare but the last two Mortal Instrument books have been pretty annoying. First of all, I ...more
May 08, 2014
Sep 21, 2010
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
The very first sutra sets up the book so well, “If the restraint of the mental modifications is achieved, one has reached the goal of yoga.” (pg. 3) I ...more
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 08, 2013
Twelfth Night
This is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays. I love the main conflict, girl dressing up as boy, girl falls in love with her, she falls in love with b ...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
I wanted Katniss' strenght to come out in this book as it did in the other two. It seemed like all she did was diminish and live in a drug addled stat ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Aug 28, 2010
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
I seem to have this problem with trilogies. I rarely like the conclusion of the three and this book was no exception. Then, since I like to buy books, ...more
Nov 09, 2013
Oct 22, 2012
Blade Runner (Movie Tie In Edition)
My husband and I read this together, therefore it was stop and start with long stretches in between. I am not sure if this added to my indifference to ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Beyond the Bear: How I Learned to Live and Love Again after Being Blinded by a Bear
There were so many amazing things about this story that I am having a hard time deciding where to start. I think I was firstly amazed by Dan's girlfri ...more
Dec 30, 2014
Dec 27, 2014
First of all, let me say, I am always grateful for a book club. I would never have picked up this book on my own. I am glad that Book Club helps me br ...more
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
The Forgotten Garden
**spoiler alert** I liked this book but it found it to be a bit depressing. It was five generations of people who were disfunctional. The book brought ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Dec 31, 2010
Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6)
**spoiler alert** I have enjoyed this series. It is a fun distraction from worldly cares. I liked how the author brought all the characters together i ...more
Feb 22, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
The Help
This was one of the best books I have read in a long time. I really enjoyed the touching stories of the women. I felt that all the characters were ver ...more
May 30, 2010
May 22, 2010
The Fault in Our Stars
I read a lot of YA books and some of them are just fun stories and premises and others are absolute works of art. This would be one of these books. It ...more
Feb 20, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
The Secret Keeper
This was a beautiful mystery book. I am not sure what to write in my review because I do not want to spoil anything. The ending was totally unpredicta ...more
Dec 06, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
The Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager's Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life
There was a lot that I liked about this book but I do have to admit that when Matheny talked about his own baseball experience, I found myself not rea ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 10, 2015
The Book Thief
This book made me think about a lot of things and I do like to read thought provoking books. I was glad to read about a German town in WWII from a sli ...more
Dec 19, 2009
Dec 07, 2009
The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines, #3)
I like these books. They are fun and exciting to read. I love the way that Adrian and Sydney compliment each other and how well they understand each o ...more
May 29, 2014
Mar 22, 2013
The Mansion
This was a good book about building up worldly wealth vs. building up wealth in heaven. A quick read with a good moral. I loved the scriptural referen ...more
Dec 23, 2014
Jan 05, 2012
Man's Search for Meaning
This book is very well written. It is a compelling narrative. I love how he is so devoted to his wife; saying that his time with her outweighed everyt ...more
Mar 02, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
The Memory of Old Jack
I felt that this book, though slow, had beautiful language and imagery. At times I was swept up and lost in it. I loved the seamless movement from Old ...more
Jun 16, 2015
May 25, 2015
The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, #6)
This book let me down a little and I am so sad about that! I was so excited for the conclusion of Adrian and Sydney's story. Although I do feel that M ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 13, 2015
William Wilson
This is a great creepy story about a doppelganger. The whole time the reader is wondering if the narrator is going mad or if someone is really stealin ...more
Oct 29, 2013
Oct 29, 2013
All the Light We Cannot See
I feel like I should have liked this book more than I did just because of the weighty subject matter of WWII. I did not really feel attached to the ch ...more
Nov 18, 2014
Oct 30, 2014
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
I really enjoyed this book. I found myself really liking Stargirl for all that she was. She is the girl that I sometimes wished I could be in high sch ...more
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 13, 2010
The Secret Journal of Brett Colton
**spoiler alert** I was a little hesitant to read this book because I find LDS fiction to be sad. This book did make me sad. I cried like a baby. Luek ...more
Sep 09, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
X-ing a Paragraph
I don't love Poe very much when he is trying to be funny. I just don't feel that it is his strong suit. He should stick to what he does best, the maca ...more
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
The Premature Burial
I enjoyed the stories that the narrator told to set the scene of other premature burials. I thought the conclusion of the story was interesting too, h ...more
Oct 20, 2013
Oct 11, 2013
The Balloon Hoax
Poe has a fascination with hot air balloons. After reading the third of his stories this year about them, I have decided that I have no such fascinati ...more
Oct 29, 2013
Oct 29, 2013
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