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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.44
Incredible story! I don't think I've ever read a book that taught so much about optimism, heroism, endurance and the power of forgiveness.
Mar 26, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
John Adams
4.14
What an extraordinary life! I would sum John Adams up in one word: integrity. I can't say enough about this book. I could hardly wait to pick it up an...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
 
Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs
4.08
Harsh, senseless world!! I never knew how meaningless man's pursuits could be until I read this book. Amazing in the sense of the ingenuity of Cortez...more
Nov 2008
Jul 02, 2009
 
Losing My Virginity: How I've Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way
4.09
Awesome book! Richard Branson always had something up his sleeve. He failed ALL THE TIME, but he kept at it. The thing I learned most from this book w...more
Jan 2007
Jun 29, 2009
 
Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician
3.93
Very enlightening. I never realized how chaotic life was for what we perceive as a civilized Roman world. Life was fraught with violence, uncertainty,...more
Apr 10, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
The Woman in Black
3.63
Very excited to read this. The writing was excellent. The story intriguing. The ending sucked and made me sad. Why end a book that way? What is the po...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
Savage Sam (Old Yeller, #2)
3.98
This was the very first book I ever read - the sequel to Old Yeller!!!!!
not set
Jul 01, 2009
 
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World
3.90
Interesting history, just not very captivating.
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.72
I must admit, it was awesome! Great ending.
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
 
Mornings on Horseback
4.11
Awesome! This book is about how family forms an individual and defines character - for good or for worse. This book outlines the importance of good pa...more
Aug 17, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
 
The Lessons of History
4.10
Awesome perspective on what makes civilizations succeed or fail - morality! Will Durant wrote 14 volumes and then summed it up with this book. He also...more
Oct 2009
Jan 02, 2010
 
The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War
4.08
This was an excellent book. I've always thought that one book really can't do WWII much justice but I have to say that I loved every page of this book...more
Nov 19, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
 
Matterhorn
4.27
One of the most powerful books I've ever read. Not for the faint of heart. It is heart wrenching and shocking. Yet so full of things that matter such...more
May 02, 2012
Feb 04, 2012
 
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
4.18
Really good. Great story on management.
Aug 07, 2009
Jul 03, 2009
 
Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse
3.81
Ok, but not as exciting as Manhunt. The story of Jeff Davis kept me interested. I've never read much about him.
not set
Dec 22, 2010
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.82
A little confusing and inconsistent, but a lot of interesting stories.
Oct 2009
Jun 24, 2009
 
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
3.90
One of the best WWII books I've ever read. Fun to read the whole way through!
Apr 2010
Aug 08, 2010
 
Escape From Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War
4.30
1st half is great. 2nd half was slow. Hard to finish.
Oct 08, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
 
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
4.04
Awesome! One of the best books I've read in a long time.
Jun 27, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
 
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
4.13
Awesome! I enjoyed every moment of it.
Nov 19, 2010
Jul 03, 2009
 
The Last Lecture
4.22
Awesome book!
Sep 2009
May 01, 2010
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
4.57
Great ending!
Feb 26, 2010
Jun 24, 2009
 
Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team
4.05
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Mar 08, 2013
 
Six Events: The Restoration Model for Solving Life's Problems
4.33
None
not set
Jun 24, 2009
 
The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
4.10
None
Jul 2008
Jun 24, 2009
 
The Worst Journey in the World
4.19
None
not set
May 16, 2014
 
Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945
4.22
None
not set
Jun 24, 2009
 
American Slavery, American Freedom
4.09
None
Sep 2002
Jun 24, 2009
 
Caesar: Life of a Colossus
4.23
None
not set
Mar 08, 2013
 
Chickenhawk
4.23
None
not set
Jan 02, 2010
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