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Four Blondes
2.73
This book doesn't even deserve one star. This has to be one of the worst books that I've ever read in my life. I only kept reading it in the ridiculou...more
Apr 2005
Feb 26, 2007
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
This is my all-time favorite series of books. Romance, politics, history, fantasy - it's all here. Martin writes each chapter from a different charact...more
May 2000
Feb 25, 2007
 
More Money Than God: Living a Rich Life Without Losing Your Soul
4.18
We all get caught up in materialism. This is a great book to counter that and challenge our thinking on money and morals.
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Feb 26, 2007
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.14
I have no recollection now who first tempted me to read Outlander. If you're out there, thank you.

This is one of those books that seems ridiculous whe...more
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Feb 27, 2007
 
When Bad Things Happen to Good People
3.96
This is a great book that attempts to answer one of the profound mysteries of the universe...how is it that God can allow bad things to happen to good...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
Watchers
4.13
You've got to have a bit of a passion for the ridiculous to love Dean Koontz, but this is perhaps my favorite Koontz novel (it's probably tied with Li...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
You: On a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management
3.66
This is kind of the "intellectuals'" diet book, at least you'll feel like you've learned WAY more about hormones, your intestines and food than you wa...more
Jan 2007
Feb 26, 2007
 
Plain Truth
3.95
What I loved about this book was its ability to transport me to a world that I was completely unfamiliar with...the culture of the Amish community liv...more
not set
Feb 27, 2007
 
The Lovely Bones
3.72
I read this book with my stepdaughter and we had a great discussion afterwards. I would discourage parents from doing that without either reading it o...more
Jan 2005
Feb 26, 2007
 
The General's Daughter
4.03
If you're only going to read one Nelson DeMille book, this may be the one to pick. Skip the movie (which isn't THAT bad of an adaptation but will give...more
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Feb 26, 2007
 
The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic
3.97
This is an excellent non-fiction read about the incredible journey taken in 1922 by a group of sled dog runners to rush the diptheria vaccine to a gro...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Stand
4.31
You don't have to be a Stephen King fan to enjoy The Stand. You do have to have a lot of time.

I read the unabridged version and it was a great read. T...more
Jan 2006
Feb 28, 2007
 
Blue Water
3.45
This book about a couple who loses a child but must live in the same town with the drunk driver who killed their child is excellent. I found myself ri...more
Jun 2006
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
4.07
This is one NASTY book. It actually prompted me to fling it across the room, which is not always considered indicative of a good book.

In this case, it...more
May 1997
Feb 26, 2007
 
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
3.87
This is the strangest cookbook I've ever read, but I'd expect nothing else from the sister of David Sedaris (who writes HILARIOUS books).

There's lots...more
Dec 2006
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Client
3.91
If you've already read "A Time to Kill" (which is unquestionably Grisham's best book), this ranks up there with The Firm and The Pelican Brief for goo...more
not set
Feb 27, 2007
 
102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers
4.21
This is a HARD book to read. It outlines, in painful detail, exactly what happened in the two towers from the moment the first plane hit to the moment...more
Jan 2004
Feb 26, 2007
 
Naked
4.07
You're either going to love or hate David Sedaris. I think he's hilarious, but I certainly understand that his sense of humor is unique and dark. Try...more
Jan 2004
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.72
This book is far better than the movie, so if you only have time for one, pick the book.

Yes it's controversial (though it probably shouldn't be, the b...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
Motor Mouth (Alex Barnaby #2)
3.63
If you liked Metro Girl, you'll be tempted by this sequel. I say, don't bother. This is NOT one of Evanovich's better books. I found the mystery to be...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
4.26
This is a book that I recommend to almost anyone. Just reading it will make you feel more intelligent. Not only do you get immersed in a time and plac...more
Aug 1999
Feb 25, 2007
 
A Time to Kill
3.96
This is a great book which asks an incredibly complex moral question - is it ever justifiable to seek revenge? If someone hurts a person that you love...more
not set
Feb 27, 2007
 
Metro Girl (Alex Barnaby, #1)
3.57
If you like Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series, you'll probably like this book starring another unlikely heroine, Barney. Nascar-guy is a great charact...more
Jan 2004
Feb 26, 2007
 
State of Fear
3.65
Crichton has written a lot of great books, I'm not sure that this is one of them.

Still if you're undecided about Global Warming, this will raise a lo...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1)
3.73
I usually like Meg Cabot, but this was not one of her better ones. The "mystery" element is very weak and the lovable main character couldn't make up...more
Nov 2006
Feb 26, 2007
 
One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1)
4.01
If you love a good mystery with plenty of ridiculous hilarity, the Stephanie Plum series is for you. The first few are the best, though the romantic t...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Kite Runner (Essential Edition)
4.21
This is a great book that really explores the relationship between two boys growing up in difficult circumstances. The depth and brutal self explorati...more
Jan 2005
Feb 26, 2007
 
Perfect Match
3.90
This isn't Piccoult's best work, but it will catch your attention and likely hold it until the end. A story about child molestation, make sure this is...more
not set
Feb 27, 2007
 
The Boy Next Door (Boy, #1)
3.82
I thought this was a really fun read (of course, I send a lot of e-mails). I read it on a plane and laughed out loud so many times that people were lo...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
 
The Instinct to Heal: Curing Depression, Anxiety and Stress Without Drugs and Without Talk Therapy
4.01
If you've struggled with ongoing medical issues, check this book out. Offering a variety of alternatives (from EDMR to accupuncture) with details on h...more
not set
Feb 26, 2007
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