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The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression
3.87
History is not static. Well, the events have happened and that can't change but what we can or have learned from it are as fluid as anyone can relate ...more
not set
Dec 21, 2008
 
And They Were Not Ashamed: Strengthening Marriage Through Sexual Fulfillment
4.23
I am so impressed with Laura Brotherson's work that I fear I'm going to say something wrong. In short she should be put in the same place historically ...more
not set
Jan 18, 2009
 
Jump the Shark: When Good Things Go Bad
2.92
A great collection of recent TV, Politcal, Music and Celebrity history. The title refers to an event which happened on the TV show Happy Days when Fon ...more
Jan 31, 2009
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Undercover Economist
3.75
Loved it! There is almost no aspect of his reasoning that I disagree with. As an american who lived in the UK I can comfortably say that the differenc ...more
not set
Nov 08, 2008
 
Communism: A History
3.61
I loved this book. As a child of the cold war I grew up with Communism being shoved down our throats as the answer to everything, while the rest of us ...more
May 20, 2009
May 16, 2009
 
Fat Girl: A True Story
3.19
It was amazingly painful to read. It was like looking into someone's soul and only finding pain. I found it very odd, I stopped reading it at one poin ...more
Jun 2007
May 20, 2009
 
Big Boned (Heather Wells, #3)
3.82
I love Meg Cabot books generally, and this series in particular. All three of the books in this series (size 12 is not fat, size 14 is not fat) start ...more
Oct 06, 2008
Sep 30, 2008
 
The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Service
3.39
I loved this book. Can't say I'm too sad for the demise of the spy. They trusted Stalin more than their American citizenry. It made a great story of t ...more
Feb 03, 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
4.17
I did the audio version of this book. What a find! It is an example of how great history is when the principles are gone. Stalin is up there (or down ...more
not set
Oct 06, 2008
 
Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes
3.78
Great stuff! Its interesting to hear the oposite view of the events of the American revolution. I love the brits and hate reading about how brutal the ...more
Jan 2009
Dec 28, 2008
 
Blood Oath (Nathaniel Cade #1)
3.91
I got pointed to this book via a NPR book review. I love anything that weaves a bit of history with mystery add a dash of vampires and you have a good ...more
not set
Jun 15, 2010
 
The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008
3.80
Loved the analysis of recent economic situations, though I don't agree with his conclusions.
not set
Feb 28, 2009
 
Forever Fifteen
3.77
What an interesting experience reading/listening to this book. It was about a girl vampire who became one during th e black death in the 1400's. It ha ...more
not set
Sep 29, 2008
 
I Am Not a Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1)
3.76
Mostly dark but very realistic... As much as daemons can be real.
not set
Apr 14, 2010
 
The Wordy Shipmates
3.64
I'm surprised that I don't give this more stars than this because I:
1. Love to listen to Sarah Vowell talk
2. Love her opinions even though I disagree
...more
Oct 11, 2008
Oct 08, 2008
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.98
I think I listened to this back when it first was available on audiocassette. I was repulsed by the concept because it seemed like a reaction the the ...more
not set
Sep 29, 2008
 
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
3.91
If there were 6 stars available I would have given it to this book. It had all the right ingrediants for a guy to like it. Sewage, politics, familial ...more
not set
Sep 30, 2008
 
The Wisdom of Crowds
3.76
I love the analysis of problem solving that people do. Interestingly I was surprised that he had such a low opinion of the grocery store queues, never ...more
not set
Sep 30, 2008
 
The Book of Mormon
4.41
To say I read it is not really accurate. I've read the Book of Mormon dozens of times, currently read it everyday and plan on continue reading it and ...more
not set
Oct 06, 2008
 
Waiter Rant: Behind The Scenes Of Eating Out
3.47
I listened to the audio version of this. I think its a wonderful book and a great description of how tough it is to run a resturant. Its like trying t ...more
not set
Feb 21, 2009
 
The Brass Verdict (Harry Bosch, #14; Mickey Haller, #2)
4.03
Currently listening to this book. I loved the previous book, the Lincoln Lawyer. I think its like what it would be like to actually be a lawyer. I get ...more
Nov 28, 2008
Nov 24, 2008
 
Buried Caesars (Toby Peters, #14)
3.65
I've done too many serious books and needed something nice and fluffy.
not set
Jan 30, 2009
 
The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World
3.79
I have loved this author's other book, undercover economist which is kind of like a freakenomics on steriods. He uses the same kind of economics tools ...more
not set
Nov 08, 2008
 
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
4.21
What a wonderful find this book was. I love the premise of life being extended by artifical means. Also that old people have great value.
May 2008
Sep 29, 2008
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.69
I loved the book. Lincoln's life has is so rich with unexplained or little explained situations that the vampire aspect fits in nicely.
Apr 14, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
 
Light Her Fire: How to Ignite Passion and Excitement in the Women You Love
3.90
Interesting analysis however the woman is just talking too darned fast! I kind of want to get a handout to keep track of her ideas.
Oct 25, 2008
Oct 06, 2008
 
Bright Lights, Big Ass: A Self-Indulgent, Surly, Ex-Sorority Girl's Guide to Why It Often Sucks in the City, or Who Are These Idiots and Why Do They All Live Next Door to Me?
4.09
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not set
Jan 31, 2010
 
Shopportunity!: How to Be a Retail Revolutionary
2.70
None
Apr 30, 2009
Apr 12, 2009
 
7: The Mickey Mantle Novel
3.26
None
not set
Nov 08, 2009
 
The Guns of August
4.20
None
Jan 2009
Dec 21, 2008
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