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The Five People You Meet in Heaven
3.86
At age 83, Eddie didn't think he led a life that was all that important but then he dies in an accident and when he gets to heaven he meets five peopl...more
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Mar 07, 2009
 
Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment
3.44
Author, Jeanne Wakatsuki, tells the story of the struggles and hardships her and her family faced during their time spent in a Japanese internment cam...more
May 24, 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Third Degree
3.79
Warren Shields finds out that his wife is having an affair by coming across a love letter hidden in one of her books. He confronts her about the affai...more
Feb 21, 2009
Feb 14, 2009
 
Gerald's Game
3.40
Gerald and his wife decide to take a vacation and so they head for their cabin in the woods, telling no one that they are there. While there, he handc...more
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Mar 15, 2009
 
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
3.94
I enjoy reading true crime books, especially if that crime occured in my hometown of Los Angeles (i.e., the Night Stalker, the Hillside Strangler, etc...more
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Mar 12, 2009
 
A Time to Kill (Jake Brigance, #1)
3.95
Two white men rape a ten-year old black girl and her father, Carl, seeks revenge by killing them. You may not agree with the vigilante approach but yo...more
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Mar 01, 2009
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.63
While on a climbing expedition in Pakistan, American Greg Mortenson gets lost and while trying to find his way back, he stumbles upon a remote mountai...more
Apr 29, 2009
Apr 16, 2009
 
The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
4.21
"The Boys of Winter" is about the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team who beat the Russians and went on to win the Gold Medal. I borrowed this book from my...more
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Jun 27, 2009
 
All Together in One Place (Kinship and Courage Series, #1)
3.97
This story is about a group of families who travel on the Oregon Trail and many die along the way. In the end, it's the women who survive and they try...more
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Feb 21, 2009
 
No Mountain High Enough: Raising Lance, Raising Me
3.42
I loved this book because it was so inspiring! Lance Armstrong's mother grew up in a poor family and then got pregnant with him when she was only seve...more
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Jan 12, 2009
 
Sybil
3.98
In college, I always found my psychology classes interesting so this book was right up my alley. It's about a girl who was abused as a child and then...more
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Mar 08, 2009
 
The Firm
3.91
Although Mitch McDeere's position at the first law firm he is ever hired at didn't turn out to be such a dream job afterall, I liked how he ended up u...more
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Jul 05, 2009
 
Coming Home
4.24
This was a beautifully written novel about coming of age during WWII in England. I enjoyed following the main character, Judith, as she attends boardi...more
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Mar 15, 2009
 
Rasputin's Daughter
3.43
This book reads like a mystery novel as you try and figure out who was involved in the plot to kill Rasputin, the infamous healer/advisor to the Russi...more
May 21, 2009
May 17, 2009
 
Joan of Arc
3.39
Close your eyes and try to think back to when you were nineteen years-old. What did you accomplish in your life up until that point? Whatever it was,...more
Dec 18, 2009
Nov 29, 2009
 
Are You There Alone?: The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates
3.68
I've read several true-crime books and ARE YOU THERE ALONE? has to be my least favorite. The author, who also happens to be a reporter, does just that...more
Mar 16, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
The Hundred Secret Senses
3.94
Olivia and Kwan Li are half-sisters: One was raised in America while the other one was raised in China. Their different backgrounds create conflict be...more
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Jul 22, 2009
 
The Third Angel
3.52
The ghost of Michael Macklin is said to be haunting room 707 at Lion Park Hotel in London. The story is broken into three different parts and in each...more
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Sep 30, 2009
 
Death of a Salesman
3.44
Willy Lomax is a salesman and would like more than anything for his son, Biff, to follow in his footsteps. Biff has other ideas and this creates confl...more
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Jun 27, 2009
 
Valley Of The Dolls
3.64
Valley of the Dolls follows the career paths of three women who are in show business. After they reach the top and achieve some success, they find tha...more
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Sep 08, 2009
 
Here's the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice
3.33
I grew up watching The Brady Bunch on TV so I was really looking forward to reading this autobiography by Maureen McCormick. It turns out that she's j...more
Mar 08, 2009
Mar 01, 2009
 
Blood Brother: 33 Reasons My Brother Scott Peterson Is Guilty
3.52
I'm sure it wasn't easy for Anne Bird to accept that her brother killed his wife. The fact that she had to write a list to convince herself showed tha...more
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Jul 05, 2009
 
Love in Another Town
3.34
Maggie and Jake meet while working on a theater set and despite their age difference (she's 15 years older) they fall in love. But they soon find that...more
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Aug 02, 2009
 
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
4.00
The true story of a father dealing with his out-of-control son who is a drug addict. As a teenager, Nic, experimented with alcohol and marijuana and t...more
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Jul 16, 2009
 
But Enough About Me: A Jersey Girl's Unlikely Adventures Among the Absurdly Famous
3.78
Jancee Dunn shares her experiences of when she was a reporter for Rolling Stone Magazine and VJ for MTV. Her job seems glamorous and anyone would die...more
Jan 12, 2009
Dec 22, 2008
 
Love in the Time of Cholera
3.86
"Love in the Time of Cholera" is a romantic classic set in Latin America. Since it's part of Oprah's Book Club, I thought I was going to enjoy reading...more
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Jun 27, 2009
 
How Starbucks Saved My Life
3.37
Life is not going well for Michael Gill, a Yale graduate. He just got laid off from his job as an advertising executive, is estranged from his family,...more
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May 24, 2009
 
Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
3.83
This story describes how six students from MIT cheated at cards in Las Vegas, not by counting the cards like Rain Man did in the movie, but by using p...more
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Jul 03, 2008
 
1984
4.09
This story, set in the future, is about an Utopian society in which the government controls everything and Big Brother is watching you 24/7. While the...more
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Jan 12, 2009
 
A Place Called Home: Twenty Writing Women Remember
3.89
This is a collection of stories in which several women writers explain what "home" means to them. I enjoyed how these authors looked back and shared s...more
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Sep 30, 2009
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