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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.44
I am so glad I took the time to read this book. The majority of the stories I have heard in regard to World War II take place in Europe. The education ...more
Jun 2012
May 07, 2012
 
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
4.43
Immaculee Ilibagiza survived the horrors of the Rwandan holocaust and sets her heart upon telling her story. Immaculee is a faith-filled Catholic, and ...more
May 29, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.31
Breathtaking. Anyone interested in the plight of the peoples of Afghanistan, especially that of women and children, should pick up this book. Engrossi ...more
May 16, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Lonesome Dove
4.44
I read somewhere that "if you are going to read one Western in your life, read this one". Good advice! It's probably the first of the genre I've read, ...more
Dec 18, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.41
Whad did I think? There's not a person on this earth that should not take a few minutes to read this book. I laughed, I cried, I contemplated the cosm ...more
Aug 2012
May 04, 2012
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.26
Definitely a difficult read, in that the subject matter is so painful. Elie Wiesel paints a harrowing tale of the holocaust, a true story from a man w ...more
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Apr 26, 2012
 
The Source
4.28
This is a fascinating book. It begans at an archeological site in Israel, and traces that small piece of land back from the fictional family of Ur in ...more
Jan 24, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
I wish I could give this book 3 1/2 stars. I didn't "really like it", but liked it a bit more than just "liked it"! Actually, at times, I wanted to th ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Red Tent
4.14
Absolutely and by far one of the best books I have ever read. A book of historical fiction, it essentially takes one small "mention" in the bible, and ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
 
Peace Like a River
3.96
Loved this book!! I read it for a book group a few years ago. The story is wonderful - about a teenaged boy who leaves home and a family that takes of ...more
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Jan 12, 2009
 
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
4.06
If for nothing else, read the section of this book called "Six to Eight Black Men"! I listened to this book on cd. As I listened to this particular st ...more
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Jan 13, 2009
 
A Voice in the Wind (Mark of the Lion, #1)
4.60
I would have given this book four stars, but the author's repetitive disclosure of the characters' personality traits, without allowing the reader to ...more
Jul 18, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Where the Heart Is
3.97
This was a very uplifting & fun read. Excellent! A touching story about a pregnant young girl whose boyfriend deserts her on a road trip, who subs ...more
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Jan 12, 2009
 
Zorro
3.73
Very interesting spin on Zorro!! An imagined story of Zorro's life in the territory that is now California and in Spain before he bacame "Zorro". I re ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
 
Watership Down
4.03
I must be in the minority here, but I absolutely hated this book. It could quite easily be because I read it in junior high as required reading, as a ...more
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Apr 26, 2012
 
Daughter of Fortune
3.87
Another wonderful book by Isabel Allende. This one is epic. Highly recommend it, especially if you like her style of writing! Lots of twists and turns ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
 
An Echo in the Darkness (Mark of the Lion, #2)
4.59
I would more than likely have given this book 4 stars, but if I had to read the word "sardonic" one more time, I may have closed the book for good. Ri ...more
Sep 27, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
I Know This Much Is True
4.14
A long, tedious read, but very hard to put down!! Tells the story of twins living two very different lives. I could read everything this guy put out - ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
 
The House of the Spirits
4.17
Wow...hard to put this book down!! A very well-told story - I always love her writing - and I highly recommend this one. Her stories a what I say "kin ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
 
Little Earthquakes
3.74
Good story!! This books tells the story of three young women who meet in a pregnancy class, and a fourth stranger they become involved with. A very ni ...more
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Jan 08, 2009
 
Before You Know Kindness
3.45
This book was only so-so for me. I'd loved his book "Midwives", and had high hopes for this one. A good story, but did not blow me away like the other ...more
Jan 12, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
The Accidental Tourist
3.88
An interesting, quirky read! Lots of fun. I actually listened to it as a book on cd, and was very entertained. Just added the movie to my Netflix queu ...more
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Jan 12, 2009
 
A Lesson Before Dying
3.89
I was very moved by this book. It is extremely well-written with a wonderful message. A "must read", in my opinion. I was humbled.
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Jan 13, 2009
 
Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys
4.24
Beautiful information - interesting facts. Quite a difference in the accessibility to photographing the first family in contrast to what is "put out t ...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
 
Redeeming Love
4.47
Beautiful story of love and faith!! I fell in love with the hero and the heroine, and all other characters in this story!
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Oct 12, 2009
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
Wonderful book! I recently heard this is being made into a movie, which could be a wondeful thing if they do a good job with it. Great story.
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Jan 08, 2009
 
Midwives
3.94
Fantastic book about a midwife and a horrific situation she finds herself in. One of my favorites!

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Jan 12, 2009
 
The Mammoth Hunters (Earth's Children, #3)
3.85
Excellent series from start to finish. The amount of research this woman must have had to do is worth reading the books for!
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Jan 08, 2009
 
Vinegar Hill
3.31
It's been a very long time since I read this book. I remember it being dark, but that I enjoyed the story. Very well-written.
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Jan 08, 2009
 
The Inheritance
3.63
This is a little gem of a great book. Lovely love story! A pretty quick read.
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Jan 08, 2009
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