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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
You must read this book. You must.

Last night I went to Powell’s Bookstore to hear Heidi Durrow talk about her debut novel, “The Girl Who Fell From The
Feb 20, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
The Tenth Circle
There’s a surprise at the end of this book that I wish I had known about before I started reading. The Tenth Circle is a metaphorical journey through ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 26, 2007
Griffin and Sabine (Griffin & Sabine Trilogy #1)
I know there are people who love this book but I finished it thinking that I needed my money back. In my opinion there was so much more that could hav ...more
Jan 2001
Aug 06, 2007
The Audrey Hepburn Treasures
Beautiful book! Anyone who is a fan of Audrey Hepburn should own this book. My daughter gave it to me for Christmas and I love it. Not only is it a be ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 24, 2008
A Robber in the House
Wonderful short (sometimes extremely short) stories that say so much. That's when you know a good writer, when they can tell a complete story in a pag ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 06, 2008
C'est la Vie: An American Woman Begins a New Life in Paris and--Voila!--Becomes Almost French
After reading several books on suicide and grief, being the surviving spouse of someone who had just recently ended their life, I felt I needed someth ...more
Jun 2006
Jun 26, 2007
Jacqueline Susann's Shadow Of The Dolls
If you haven't read "Valley" yet, or it's been a long time, read it again before reading this makes it all the more fun.

In 1966, Jacqueline S
Jan 2002
Jul 23, 2007
No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One
My husband died as a result of suicide and this book was recommended in just about every piece of helpful information pertaining to suicide. It's an i ...more
Jun 2006
Jul 31, 2007
Roseanne: My Life as a Woman
I remember when Roseanne started out as a stand-up comedian; I loved her humor about marriage and rasing kids. Then she kind of took another turn and ...more
Jul 1991
Aug 18, 2007
Spooky Little Girl
Another awesome book by Laurie Notaro. I loved the characters, loved the story. Lucy Fisher returns home from a vacation with friends to find her fian ...more
Jan 2010
May 22, 2010
I Want to Tell You: My Response to Your Letters, Your Messages, Your Questions
To me, he was just digging himself into an even deeper hole with this book.
Feb 1995
Aug 25, 2007
Evening (Vintage Contemporaries)
Somehow my review was lost, so here we go again. I liked this book but it wasn't as good as I thought it would be or that I felt it could have been. I ...more
Aug 2007
Jul 23, 2007
And When Did You Last See Your Father?
When did you last see your father? Was it when they burnt the coffin? Put the lid on it? When he exhaled his last breath? When he last sat up and said ...more
Jul 2008
Jul 27, 2008
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
The time is the 1950s; the place, Barcelona. Daniel Sempere, the son of a widowed bookstore owner, is 10 when he discovers a novel, The Shadow of the ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 26, 2007
A Year by the Sea
This is a great book! Joan Anderson has raised two grown sons and is in a stale marriage but not ready to give it up without looking deep inside herse ...more
Aug 2000
Aug 12, 2007
Who Moved My Cheese?
There were plenty of good points, although nothing we haven't all heard before. The worst part was the illustrations...triangles of cheese with "inspi ...more
Jan 2007
Jul 23, 2007
Change of Heart
Wow. I've never read a novel that made me think this deep about so many, loss, hate, betrayal, life, death, faith, religion, death penal ...more
Jul 2008
Jun 20, 2008
Look Again
Darn you, Lisa Scottoline -- thanks to you I barely got anything done and got very little sleep. I loved this book, the story was fast-paced and had q ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 04, 2010
Being Peace
A great book! It's a collection of Thich Nhat Hanh's lectures that he gave to peaceworkers and meditation students during his tour of Buddhist centers ...more
Aug 2008
Sep 07, 2008
My Life So Far
So far this is a great book, a real insight into a woman so many of us know...yet don't really know. Who would have thought that Jane Fonda would be s ...more
not set
Jun 26, 2007
Sybil: The True Story of a Woman Possessed by Sixteen Separate Personalities
I read this 30+ years ago and remember thinking that this couldn't all be true. Later it was questioned if part, maybe even all, were true. Even so, i ...more
not set
Aug 25, 2007
The Happy Hooker
I read this in 1972 when it first came out and remember liking it a lot. Today I saw it on someone's page and had to laugh, the title has always made ...more
Jan 1972
Jan 29, 2008
Nine and a Half Weeks: A Memoir of a Love Affair
This was ok in the late 70's, not sure how it would be if I were to read it now. I do remember being shocked when my much younger sister read it and I ...more
Jan 1978
Aug 06, 2007
Whale Song
Great book...and I heard about it from Goodreads! Cheryl Tardif captured what it feels like to lose someone you love and so many of the different emot ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 27, 2007
Bush Must Go
Bill Press focuses on the ten most important reasons why this president does not deserve a second term. Only ten?? Very imformative...and written befo ...more
Jun 2004
Aug 05, 2007
Out of Mormonism: A Woman's True Story
This is a great book. It doesn't go into a lot of the history of the Mormon church, but it gives a "behind the scenes" look at the church and what it ...more
Aug 2001
Aug 26, 2007
Snowball's Chance
I love this book! I read Animal Farm when I was 14 and have wanted to read it again but haven't gotten around to it. Now it's a must after reading 'Sn ...more
Apr 2009
Apr 20, 2009
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Other Pieces
I read this in junior high and loved it. I felt sorry for Walter but also admired him because he could take a day of doing ordinary things and imagine ...more
not set
Aug 13, 2007
Porn for New Moms: From the Cambridge Women's Pornography Cooperative
This is so great, every page made me laugh out loud. I wish I knew of someone who is a new mom, this would make a great gift. could learn s ...more
Apr 30, 2008
May 01, 2008
Chihuly Over Venice
The man does with glass what Annie Leibovitz does with a camera!
not set
Aug 05, 2007
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