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Into the Wild
3.89
Everything I have read by this author is amazing. He writes so that even if I have had no interest in the subject before hand I am fascinated.

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Jan 19, 2009
 
No One Left To Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family
3.71
A great read but it only earned 3 stars simply because I felt that Hitchens anger and disgust with the Clintons was a little to strident. It distracte ...more
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Jan 19, 2009
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
4.05
Once again Jon Krakauer who is an avid mountain climber writes about his journey to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.

The difficulties that each person
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Jan 19, 2009
 
Scar Tissue
4.06
I liked it. Couldn't help become judgemental and felt that Anthony Kiedis was hollywoodizing his drug problems etc and the fact that he describes each ...more
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Jan 23, 2009
 
The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
4.04
Scathing review of the incentives and rationale behind Mother Teresa's actions within the Catholic religion. As you can tell it is by the same author ...more
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Jan 19, 2009
 
A Knight in Shining Armor
4.23
Everyone knows that I litter my reading list with romance novels. Yes I am a closet fan but if you gave this one a chance I promise you that you would ...more
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Jan 20, 2009
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
Kraukauer's novel on the Mormon religion traces the history and evolution of one of the oddest religions to have evolved in recent history. He traces ...more
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Jan 19, 2009
 
What's Left of Us
3.62
I really liked this book. I'm always drawn into stories of addiction and those who go through the agonizing journey of breaking the habit. Really good ...more
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Aug 19, 2009
 
The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry
3.89
Take aside the fact that it is about the Porn Industry it is a fascinating read. How and why certain avenues were persued ect. I wouldn't have read ex ...more
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Jan 20, 2009
 
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
3.75
I really enjoyed this book but I will have to say that I wasn't as found of the author. I can't put my finger on it, but he just came across as annoyi ...more
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Jul 05, 2009
 
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
3.94
Susan Casey's writing is a very adventure travel style. I feel like I'm reading a fiction narrative and it makes the subjects she writes about easy to ...more
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Feb 21, 2011
 
American Parent: My Strange and Surprising Adventures in Modern Babyland
3.65
My favorite book on becoming a parent. It delves into brief historys of attachment parent, lamaze etc and takes a really great no one has the right an ...more
May 13, 2010
May 15, 2010
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.72
Great Beach Read I recommend buying on audio and listening to it on a long trip!

I thought it was fun...but to warn you most of his other books are pre
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Jan 19, 2009
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.96
I agree that the movie in no way told the point behind the story in the first place. Didn't really care for the movie based on the fact that I read th ...more
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Jan 20, 2009
 
Pride of Baghdad
3.89
This is a re-read for a book club I belong to and I forgot how much I liked this graphic novel. If you are looking to read this form of novel, then th ...more
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Mar 11, 2011
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.27
Loved it! I bought this for my sister at Christmas but the book was just great.
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Jan 20, 2009
 
The Kite Runner
4.21
I know! I'm behind the times on this one. Finally finished it!
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Aug 19, 2009
 
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
3.55
Thanks to you Kim I started keeping an eye on this author.
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Jul 05, 2009
 
No Good Deed: A Story of Medicine, Murder Accusations, and the Debate over How We Die
3.73
Interesting debate and discussion on palliative medicine.
May 15, 2010
May 15, 2010
 
A Double Life: Discovering Motherhood
3.56
Really enjoyed this book. It's a great read for the mother whose hit that realization that we will never be that same person we were before we got pre ...more
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Feb 21, 2011
 
Some Girls: My Life in a Harem
3.25
Fluff reading, the girl is really married to Scott Sriener from Weezer and she sounds about as introspective as a flea
May 12, 2010
May 15, 2010
 
For Better: The Science of a Good Marriage
3.43
I listened to this on audible but I think it would have been very beneficial to actually read the book. Intersting facts and figures about marriage, d ...more
Nov 25, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
 
Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood
3.61
He's easy to read and funny but to be honest I just couldn't get over how his kids behaved. Some of the stuff they were able to get away with just ast ...more
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Oct 03, 2010
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
Okay I started this a long time ago and only gave it two stars because I couldn't finish it. Just finished this weekend. I liked :) I know I'm behind ...more
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Jan 18, 2010
 
Between Expectations
3.43
Loved it! After reading reviews I was aprehensive but I loved her tone, her attitude and the fact that she wasn't afraid to step over that line of med ...more
Aug 22, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
The World Without Us
3.79
I liked this book but it wasn't something that grabs you right away. You sorta have to just throw yourself into it and you suddenly realize you're hoo ...more
Aug 19, 2009
Jul 05, 2009
 
Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
3.83
This is a large tome I'm slowing reading through it a second time. Loved it the first time but want a chance to draw it in.
Jan 18, 2010
Jan 20, 2009
 
The Garden of Last Days
3.41
Thought it was okay. Not as good as House of Sand and Fog and I think he sorta looses the thread halfway through.
Nov 25, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
 
The Historian
3.74
re-reading because I liked it and read during the last week of pregnancy so I don't remember much :)
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Feb 21, 2011
 
Shutter Island
3.92
The graphics were nice but I saw the ending a mile! away. I'll still see the movie though.
May 2010
May 15, 2010
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