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Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
3.81
One of my absolute favorite works of fiction! The plot is realistic enough that the reader can actually imagine the story actually taking place in rea ...more
Jan 2004
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club: True Tales from a Magnificent and Clumsy Life
3.91
Hilarious short stories!! Great for reading before bed so you can fall asleep with a smile on your face! This book is a collection of wacky, random an ...more
Jan 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
Skin Game
3.74
This book was about a young women that had a problem with "cutting" and used this to escape from negative emotions and events in her life. The book pr ...more
Mar 2002
Dec 04, 2008
 
The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality
4.24
An intelligently written book about Jesus and Christianity. I like this book because it offers up Christianity in a positive light, not commercialized ...more
Oct 2004
Dec 04, 2008
 
Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
3.87
A disturbing true story of a young women who is brought up in the Fundamentalist Later Day Saints, a breakaway religion from the Mormon church. At a v ...more
Jun 2008
Oct 15, 2008
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
This book is a non-fictional crime novel based on the actions of fundamentalist/fanatical Later Day Saints (MORMONS). This book gave an exemplary nara ...more
May 2008
Oct 15, 2008
 
Religions of America: Ferment and Faith in an Age of Crisis: A New Guide and Almanac
3.76
This book covers the basics of MOST AMERICAN religions/denominations. Most of the chapters are various interviews with members of a clergy, etc. I was ...more
Apr 2008
Oct 15, 2008
 
Escape
3.94
This is a memoir of an ex-FLDS member and the secluded, often abusive life she endured in a religious cult. The FLDS is an offshoot of mainstream Morm ...more
May 2008
Oct 15, 2008
 
Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist's Wife
3.79
Great, informative memoir of a woman brought up in a polygamist lifestyle in the 1950s as part of the fundamentalist Latter Day Saints sect. She write ...more
not set
Nov 17, 2009
 
The Eleventh Victim (Hailey Dean #1)
3.21
Great read, very suspensful and never dull. From the first page, it's hard to put down. As Murder mystery, the storyline kept your guessing, and wasn' ...more
not set
Nov 17, 2009
 
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
3.95
Really forces you to look at the big picture in life which is alarming at first but makes a lot of sense. I read this book many years ago in a basic P ...more
Jan 2004
Oct 16, 2008
 
In Praise of Krishna: Songs from the Bengali
3.72
This is a short little book comprised of poems writtent to describe love. There are a few short areas that are a bit hard to follow if you have limite ...more
Mar 2005
Dec 06, 2008
 
The Children Of Men
3.68
Saw the movie, and I loved it. The plot was unique and even though it was fiction the film had that "possibly real" feeling to it. It was frightening ...more
not set
Dec 04, 2008
 
When Painkillers Become Dangerous: What Everyone Needs to Know About OxyContin and other Prescription Drugs
3.60
Dr. Drew Pinsky gives the basics of prescription drug abuse and recovery, focusing particularly on opiates. "Dr Drew" is a hero in the addiction medic ...more
Jan 02, 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
3.58
Pretty slow read. Describes the sad but all too often true conditions under which many American workers are subjected to, just to barely make ends mea ...more
Jan 2002
Oct 15, 2008
 
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
3.97
Read this book in my third year in college. It was pretty boring at the time, but maybe if I tried again I might get something out of it. Its basicall ...more
Mar 2004
Dec 04, 2008
 
The Lottery and Other Stories
4.06
Read the "Lottery" in 10th grade and it disturbed me for days. Its was like a car accident, you don't want to look but you can't look away. I would lo ...more
not set
Dec 04, 2008
 
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
3.86
This book describes ones neural activity in response to music, including unborn fetus'. A bit hard to follow at times as I am a bit rusty when it come ...more
Mar 2008
Oct 15, 2008
 
Mindfulness in Plain English
4.22
Bhuddism basics. This book contains excellent information on meditation for novices. An excellent source for history, step by step instructions, the p ...more
Feb 2005
Dec 04, 2008
 
Diary of a Sex Fiend: Girl with a One Track Mind
3.54
This is a very funny read so far. It is a tastefully written memoir, (given the subject!) of a freelance filmmaker from London who has an over-the-top ...more
Nov 12, 2009
Nov 17, 2009
 
The New Complete Hoyle
4.00
History, rules, etiquette, reasoning behind virtually every boardgame and card games.
Apr 14, 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
When Men Become Gods: Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffs, His Cult of Fear, and the Women Who Fought Back
3.71
I read the first few chapters of this book about a year ago in the bookstore, while the raid of the FLDS compound in Texas was in the news and Polygam ...more
Nov 08, 2009
Nov 25, 2008
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.74
I consider this novel to be one of my all time favorite pieces of fiction. Although I enjoyed Angels and Demons more so than the DaVinci Code, this wa ...more
Jan 2004
Oct 15, 2008
 
Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
3.76
Stuff White People Like is about stuff (some-most) white people like. This book is really funny both in topic and the author's satirical style. The au ...more
Nov 2008
Oct 15, 2008
 
Coping with Difficult People: The Proven-Effective Battle Plan That Has Helped Millions Deal with the Troublemakers in Their Lives at Home and at Work
3.57
This book is exactly what the title suggests, how to cope with difficult people. The setting of the book is in the workplace or office, but the author ...more
Jan 1983
Oct 18, 2008
 
The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God
4.30
So far this book is AMAZING. Again, it covers two of my favorite topics; science and religion (or spirituality, rather). His collections of lectures a ...more
Sep 26, 2008
Sep 25, 2008
 
The Bell Jar
3.95
Somewhat of a disturbing tale of a young women (with a striking similarity to the persona of the author)with deep rooted psychological issues. Resista ...more
Jan 2003
Oct 15, 2008
 
Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip-Confessions of a Cynical Waiter
3.48
Started the first few chapters in this book and so far so good! Customers of restraunts need to learn how to conduct themselves like the adults they a ...more
Nov 2009
Oct 15, 2008
 
The Secret Life of Bees
3.98
This was a quick and light read. The main character is a 14 year old black girl named Lily and the setting takes place in the deep south during the 19 ...more
Sep 2005
Oct 15, 2008
 
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
3.84
Funny and ironic, so far. Chelsea Handler is probably the ONLY female comedian that I find actually funny. The situations she ends up in and her outlo ...more
Nov 2009
Oct 15, 2008
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