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Outliers: The Story of Success
4.06
Best book ever, I love all of the details in each chapter as he analyzes the root of success and successes (Gates, ice hockey pros). At the end he giv ...more
Mar 07, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
The Help
4.44
What a great first book. The southern only child sees the South through the eyes of the co-authors of her book- the maids of all her friends and mothe ...more
Jul 22, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
 
Empress Orchid (Empress Orchid, #1)
3.86
Another one of my favorite books. I love historical fiction. It is very intersting to learn about history in such a realistic way. The Empress was a c ...more
Apr 2007
Mar 13, 2009
 
Becoming Madame Mao
3.54
Although this is historical fiction, I felt the reality of Mao's rise to power through the talent of Anchee Min's ability to mix history with memoir f ...more
Apr 2007
Mar 13, 2009
 
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
3.79
I loved the audiobook. A must read for people who love great vocabulary and structure. Allen Bradley is brilliant.
Jan 06, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
The Potato Factory (The Potato Factory, #1)
4.02
I loved this historical fiction about Fagin from Oliver Twist. What n incredible tale of class struggle. A must read.
May 02, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
 
Gonzalez and Daughter Trucking Co.: A Road Novel with Literary License
3.81
The interwoven tale was excellent. I enjoyed both tales.
Apr 30, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
4.21
Began slowly and then I was riveted.
Apr 24, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
 
The Land of Painted Caves (Earth's Children, #6)
3.11
So sorry when it ended I LOVE Jean Auel
May 10, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
 
Water for Elephants
4.05
I ignored any of the imperfections: sexism, animal cruelty, weak female character and just loved the story as excellent entertainment. The Protagonist ...more
Mar 21, 2009
Dec 14, 2008
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.85
Wonderful brilliant writing about one family from the Dominican Republic growing up in New Jersey. Pulitzer was well-deserved.
Jul 26, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
4.27
This is one of my favorite of my brother's books. Read it with In The Country of Brooklyn (2009)
Jan 05, 2009
Apr 27, 2008
 
Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century
3.89
WOnderful explaination of psychology experiments from 50's and 60's.
Jul 26, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
 
Snow Crash
3.98
My favorite book of all time ( along with Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison)
Apr 2006
Apr 27, 2008
 
Freedom's Choice (Catteni, #2)
3.87
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May 06, 2008
 
The Twelfth Card (Lincoln Rhyme, #6)
3.95
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Apr 27, 2008
 
The Cold Moon (Lincoln Rhyme, #7)
4.01
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
3.84
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Hell's Kitchen (John Pellam, #3)
3.54
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Peony in Love
3.56
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
3.56
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Apr 27, 2008
 
The Stone Monkey (Lincoln Rhyme, #4)
3.91
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Apr 27, 2008
 
The Diamond Age
4.18
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Song of Solomon
3.95
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Apr 27, 2008
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.88
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Lord Jim
3.59
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Apr 27, 2008
 
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
4.11
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.96
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Apr 27, 2008
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.82
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Apr 27, 2008
 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
4.17
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Apr 27, 2008
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