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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
4.00
I've read an awful lot of books on coping with and eliminating clutter. At one point, the books themselves became part of the clutter. While there are ...more
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Nov 02, 2014
 
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
3.77
Having had this book on my to-read list for several months, I finally listened to the audiobook during my commute, and I'm very glad I did. The author ...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 17, 2014
 
The Priest Fainted: A Novel
3.64
With the skill of Arachne, Davidson weaves her own story together with her mother's and grandmother's, to tell a story that spans centuries and contin ...more
Jun 19, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
Since Yesterday: The 1930's in America, September 3, 1929 to September 3, 1939
3.86
History doesn't repeat, but it does rhyme. The parallels between the Great Depression and today's financial crisis have already been well-documented b ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
In the Bleak Midwinter (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #1)
3.97
I started this series based on the talk that the author gave at the NHLA conference a couple of months ago. I'm not a real mystery buff, but I have re ...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
Dallas 1963
4.18
I was there, but I was a little too young to follow all the events of 1960 to 1963, leading up to that awful day. I left Dallas as soon as I could, an ...more
Nov 04, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
 
Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation
3.74
I have enjoyed reading the glowing reviews of other writers here. I just want to add that what struck me most about Pagels' narrative is to what a lar ...more
Oct 15, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
 
A Town Like Alice
4.11
Wonderful story, told in a flat, matter-of-fact style that, I suppose, befits the 70+ year old narrator. Still, I couldn't help wondering how it might ...more
Jun 28, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
 
America America
3.53
This deceptively small book is the true story of the early life of author Elia Kazan's uncle, but contains the story of countless immigrants who preva ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
I Shall Not Want (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #6)
4.23
I'm not a big mystery reader, but I like everything about this series--characters I care about, a murder mystery that I care about, and wonderfully re ...more
Aug 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern Secession
3.54
Chuck Thompson probably didn't write this book with me in mind. As much as I sympathize with the sentiment in the title, I could not finish this book ...more
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Aug 13, 2012
 
Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness in Everyday Places
3.61
I'm actually re-reading this book. I first read it a few years ago and liked it very much, but couldn't recall the title or the author. I own a copy o ...more
Mar 30, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
Love, Loss, and What I Wore
3.35
A life told with style. I remember a few outfits from my childhood--mainly because I only had a few--but Beckerman seems to have total recall of nearl ...more
Jun 25, 2009
Jun 25, 2009
 
Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith
4.15
"You have everything you need to be human. There is nothing outside of you that you still need--no approval from the authorities, no attendance at tem ...more
Aug 15, 2010
Aug 12, 2010
 
An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith
4.30
Barbara Brown Taylor has a real gift for describing the wonders of the natural world. Her theology is less about 'belief' and more about 'beholding.'
Aug 2010
Aug 12, 2010
 
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
3.92
The title says it all. This is a brutally honest look at the end of the American republic and the triumph of corporatism.
Aug 22, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
 
As Texas Goes...: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda
3.68
Gail Collins connects the dots from Texas's failed experiments with deregulation and privatization, to their spread to the rest of the country. It's a ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jul 01, 2012
 
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
4.12
Turn off the television and read it!
Aug 02, 2009
Aug 02, 2009
 
God, If You're Not Up There, I'm Fucked
3.59
An honest look back at the struggle to overcome a horrible childhood. There are many setbacks, but Hammond never gives up. An inspiring story.
Mar 15, 2014
Jan 04, 2013
 
Frozen Heat (Nikki Heat, #4)
3.98
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Aug 15, 2012
 
Then She Found Me
3.43
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Jun 21, 2012
 
The Ladies' Man
3.41
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Jun 21, 2012
 
Tuf Voyaging
4.04
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Jan 05, 2014
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.95
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Aug 31, 2009
 
The Known World
3.80
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Oct 05, 2014
 
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
3.51
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Dec 02, 2012
 
To Darkness and to Death (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #4)
4.07
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Jul 27, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America
3.90
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Aug 22, 2009
 
A Fountain Filled With Blood (Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries, #2)
3.98
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Jul 27, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
Only Begotten Daughter
3.90
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Jun 13, 2012
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