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The Celestine Prophecy (Celestine Prophecy, #1)
3.60
it was amazing
I read this book at the end of 1996 or around beginning of 1997. I read about it in a magazine I used to get that I loved called, "Catalist." (The mag ...more
Dec 1996
Feb 04, 2008
 
The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2)
4.11
it was amazing
I have read all of the Anita Blake series and The Laughing Corpse is the second book in the series. Again it is really great entertainment. I enjoy al ...more
Feb 1999
Feb 04, 2008
 
Danse Macabre (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #14)
3.81
it was ok
**spoiler alert** I have been a long time fan of Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series. I have reread the books Guilty Pleasures thr ...more
Jan 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
Collage Discovery Workshop
3.92
it was amazing
This book is a how-to-book for collage artists. This is hands down the best book I have seen on this subject. I probably own about 4/5 collage artist ...more
Feb 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
The Slave (The Marketplace, #2)
4.28
really liked it
The Marketplace series is BDSM fiction by Laura Antoniou. It is about an underground organization that operates around the world in consensual slave t ...more
May 2000
Feb 04, 2008
 
The Forgetting Room: A Fiction
3.98
it was amazing
The images and imagery provided by the words are beautiful. I put this book on my list of favorites because of what it did for my art. It opened me up ...more
Jan 27, 2009
Feb 04, 2008
 
Living the Creative Life: Ideas and Inspiration from Working Artists
3.95
it was amazing
June 27, 2008: I opened this book tonight and have not even read much of it yet but I started to cry. Cry because it evoked such a feeling of home for ...more
Dec 17, 2008
Jun 10, 2008
 
Artists' Journals and Sketchbooks: Exploring and Creating Personal Pages
3.95
really liked it
"Indulge your artistic intuition as you plan and create vivid and revealing visual diaries and sketchbooks." That is from the back of the book and I t ...more
Apr 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
Gift It From Scratch
4.25
it was amazing
This book by Kathie Lapcevic is just lovely. I enjoyed the recipes, along with the the suggestion on how to gift each of them. I love to bake and cook ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
 
The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
4.18
it was amazing
This is a great resource for any survivor of sexual abuse - not just children but adults, boys and men too.
May 1995
Feb 20, 2008
 
Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
3.50
it was amazing
When I first saw the book out, I will admittedly say I didn't pick it up because of the word pray in it. I am a spiritual person and I pray but I assu ...more
Aug 02, 2008
Feb 04, 2008
 
Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
4.11
it was amazing
This book is getting 5 stars although I wished it had 4 1/2 because I feel the title is misleading (not really 5 minutes a day). Otherwise this book i ...more
Aug 23, 2008
Aug 16, 2008
 
Tipping the Velvet
4.00
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** "Have you ever tasted a Whitstable oyster?" Really just that first chapter from the start is written so well that it really did tran ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 06, 2007
 
The Zahir
3.56
really liked it
As I have said in other reviews of Coelho's books...I am a big fan of Paulo Coelho's work. I can say that he is my favorite author.

I remember reading
...more
Dec 2005
Feb 04, 2008
 
Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House
4.13
it was amazing
It is a book I have used countless of times. It has everything in it: How to do all basic sewing stitches. How to iron a dress shirt and how to fold s ...more
Aug 2003
Feb 04, 2008
 
The Alchemist
3.81
really liked it
The Alchemist presents a simple fable. It is based on universal truths. I would say it is one of Coelho most read books. And I have to say it wasn't m ...more
Nov 2002
Jun 06, 2007
 
Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #1)
4.02
really liked it
I have read all of the Anita Blake series but Guilty Pleasures is the first book in the series. It is pure entertainment. Anita Blake is a necromancer ...more
Jan 1999
Feb 04, 2008
 
Alphabetica: An A-Z Creativity Guide for Collage and Book Artists
3.92
liked it
This book is purely a book to inspire. It is there to give you ideas but not teach you techniques. The book is called Alphebetica because each of arti ...more
Jun 2008
Jun 10, 2008
 
Her Fearful Symmetry
3.23
really liked it
When I read The Time Traveler’s Wife last year, I really enjoyed it. So when I got the chance to read an advance reader copy of Audrey Niffenegger’s n ...more
Aug 23, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
 
Book Arts: Beautiful Bindings for Handmade Books
3.62
really liked it
I am still learning book binding but this had really good photos and techniques for book binding. It is a book I am sure I will use quite a bit in my ...more
Nov 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
Green Guide for Artists: Nontoxic Recipes, Green Art Ideas, & Resources for the Eco-Conscious Artist
3.86
it was amazing
I love this book! I checked it out from the library and can't wait to purchase it. It is a must have for artists who want to use safer, nontoxic, gree ...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
 
Suicide Blonde
3.24
liked it
**spoiler alert** This book felt like it was one poetic prosing sentence after another trying to compete for the deepest navel gazing as possible. The ...more
May 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
The Rapture of Canaan
3.80
really liked it
**spoiler alert** The book was about a 15 year girl named Ninah who lives in a very an isolated religious community ruled by her Grandfather Herman. S ...more
Apr 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
My Soul to Keep (African Immortals, #1)
4.20
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** This is a wonderful thrilling suspense novel. I read it in one day because I just couldn't put it down. It was really suspenseful. A ...more
Jul 2007
Feb 04, 2008
 
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
4.26
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I love this series. Jamie and Claire is a true love story. Although I love the series this book though was a hard start for me. I ac ...more
Mar 08, 2008
Feb 04, 2008
 
Kink
3.75
liked it
**spoiler alert** I liked it better then Suicide Blonde (which I read around the same time). But it was a pretty predictable story - at least to me. T ...more
May 12, 2007
May 26, 2008
 
Waking Beauty
3.75
did not like it
**spoiler alert** I am so annoyed with the book that I don't think I will even finish it. I think I got it at a used bookstore years ago. So I picked ...more
Jan 2007
Aug 11, 2008
 
The Valkyries
3.30
it was amazing
Paulo Coelho is one of my favorite authors. This book was the first book I read by him. At the time in my life I think was the perfect book for me. It ...more
Aug 2001
Feb 04, 2008
 
Maid to Match
3.98
liked it
I read this via Kindle as it was a free one I picked up. I am a fan of Downtown Abbey so reading the description of this book - where Tillie the main ...more
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.57
it was amazing
Teenagers Bella and Edward are star-crossed lovers because he has is a vampire and she is a human. But they can't fight their attraction. She is like ...more
Jan 2008
Feb 04, 2008
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