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Broken Angel (Caitlyn Brown, #1)
3.47
**spoiler alert** I won this book on GoodReads, and it arrived just in time for my airport/airplane reading time! I will provide a review upon my retu...more
Dec 24, 2008
Dec 15, 2008
 
The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
3.78
I read this book because I suspect that I'm too loyal, to both my job and my ex bf. I was looking for guidance and perspective to see if my hunch / in...more
Oct 09, 2008
Jul 23, 2008
 
Euphemania: Our Love Affair with Euphemisms
3.44
As mentioned on NPR All Things Considered Feb 7 2011. http://www.npr.org/2011/02/07/1335716...
not set
Feb 07, 2011
 
Color Saves the Day: The Power of the Perfect Color Palette
3.29
Follow the author on Twitter @LuciannaSamu, and check her blog http://www.lusamu.com . She'll inspire you to add color to your life.
not set
Feb 28, 2010
 
America's (Math) Education Crisis: Why We Have It and Why We Can('t) Fix It
3.14
I won this book through Goodreads.
not set
Dec 02, 2010
 
Close My Eyes
3.74
First, the disclosure. I read the Advance Reader Copy, which I received at no cost.
Wow!
More later.
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
 
Chomp
3.90
Fun, light, beach read.
Jul 04, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
 
Big Girl Panties
3.41
Meet the author Tuesday July 23 in Hawthorne NJ, at Well Read New and Used Books. A quick summer read.
Jul 13, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
 
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street
3.77
Delicious!
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
 
Eat This .. It'll Make You Feel Better
4.31
Before reading this book, my only recipes for Italian food involved cottage cheese instead of ricotta. Now I can make basics (at least in New Jersey)...more
Jan 1995
May 12, 2008
 
Glamour's Gourmet on the Run
4.33
This book covers basic techniques, and provides alternate seasonings to allow you to use one technique to make many dishes. Book is organized into sim...more
Jan 1990
May 12, 2008
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
I was getting a pedicure while reading the footbinding passage. It was very disconcerting, but it made me ponder what customs we have that would seem...more
Dec 06, 2010
Jul 18, 2009
 
In Love with Life
2.86
This is a good book to read if you're depressed or losing perspective, to help remind you to find joy in life.

I hear the author is more engaging in pe...more
Oct 23, 2008
Jul 17, 2008
 
Nature Girl
3.57
Another funny book from Hiaasen. It helped pass the time while I was stuck at an airport due to October snow in NJ.
Oct 31, 2008
May 10, 2008
 
Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
3.58
change is constant, it's better to control how you handle change than worry about things out of your control
not set
Jun 09, 2008
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.62
How did each of us get from A to B? An interesting and entertaining pre-reunion read
Jul 16, 2013
May 12, 2011
 
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
3.70
Bourdain will be signing his new book @ Bookends in Ridgewood NJ June 9 7pm.
Aug 14, 2010
Jun 04, 2010
 
Lighten Up: Survival Skills For People Under Pressure
4.14
take your work seriously, but don't take yourself too seriously
not set
Jun 29, 2008
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
I could see where the story was going, but enjoyed it anyhow.
Nov 07, 2010
May 23, 2010
 
The Art Forger
3.65
Enjoyable, but (to say more would spoil the ending for you)
Aug 03, 2013
May 28, 2013
 
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
4.13
Powerful, beautifully told but tragic
Jul 28, 2013
May 30, 2013
 
Where the Heart Is
3.96
funny/bittersweet
Jul 1996
May 09, 2008
 
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven (Elmwood Springs, #3)
3.85
Roller coaster!
Feb 03, 2010
May 10, 2008
 
Blue Rodeo
3.85
disappointing
Jan 1996
May 10, 2008
 
Crazy in Alabama
3.92
funny
not set
May 06, 2008
 
The Painted Girls
3.61
None
not set
Jan 04, 2013
 
The Power of Art
3.82
None
not set
Mar 12, 2010
 
The Last American Man
3.77
None
not set
Sep 02, 2013
 
The Last Dive: A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths
3.92
None
not set
Nov 16, 2008
 
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
3.14
None
not set
Nov 09, 2008
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