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The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level
4.00
Holy fuckety fuck, I wish I'd read this two years ago! Self-sabotage? Success/crash cycle? It's in there! Finally, an explanation! I'm only in chapter ...more
Jan 30, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
 
The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House
2.50
This book was super boring. After reading Confessions of a Prairie Bitch by the actress who played Nellie Oleson, I was very curious about Melissa Sue ...more
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
 
Summer Breeze
3.42
**spoiler alert** Part of my ongoing quest for cheerful, fluffy reading...

I enjoyed most of this book, despite the dippy characters. But at the end,
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Jan 21, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play
3.86
Most books that claim to help you with procrastination boil down to: get organized, make a list, get off your butt and do your work. Unlike those, thi ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
 
Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes
3.53
This book was surprisingly boring. I don't really think of myself as a health-conscious person, but apparently I read a lot on this topic, because I s ...more
Jan 11, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
The Island
3.87
**spoiler alert** This was a good beach book, actually set on the beach. It's the story of four women: Birdie, the mom, who's newly in love with a guy ...more
Jan 08, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
 
Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time
3.94
Supposed to be inspirational for starting a business, but actually rather the opposite. This guy is so ambitious, so confident, so determined, so cert ...more
Jun 30, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It
3.90
Very short, very simple book. The basic idea is that you repeat "I love myself" over and over in your head as a mantra, choosing to repeat that instea ...more
Mar 06, 2014
Feb 25, 2014
 
The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
4.39
I'm kind of embarrassed to be reading a book with this title, but Mike Hrostoski listed it as required reading for his men's conference, plus apparent ...more
Mar 12, 2014
Apr 18, 2011
 
Focus: A Simplicity Manifesto in the Age of Distraction
3.62
Ok, I knew I'm way too easily distracted and having a hard time getting things done because of it, but I really didn't think I was addicted to all thi ...more
Mar 18, 2011
Oct 21, 2010
 
The Summer Girls (Lowcountry Summer #1)
3.82
Good beach read, but a bit disappointing. Based on the synopsis, I was expecting this to be one of those books where several women go to the beach tog ...more
May 31, 2014
May 19, 2014
 
Honey, Baby, Sweetheart
3.56
My sister reviewed this book and made it sound so delicious, I had to get it. By the time it arrived, I had forgotten any of the details of her review ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
The Threshing Circle
4.55
I really had no expectations going into this book, and it completely blew me away! It's the best fiction I've read in years. There are probably more, ...more
Mar 15, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
The Simple Guide To A Minimalist Life
3.70
Leo Babauta is one of my favorite minimalists. He's so practical and unassuming.

This book gets the basics of his message all down in one place. It cov
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Oct 07, 2010
Oct 06, 2010
 
Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
3.79
This book totally took over my life for a day while I was home with a cold. I was super excited about it until I read some of the other reviews and th ...more
Jan 27, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
 
Inside-Out Simplicity
3.64
I wanted to like this book, but I didn't.

I have a lot of respect for Joshua Becker, and I believe he sincerely meant everything in this book to be go
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Aug 07, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
 
How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It: Finding Love Beyond Words
3.95
Devoured this book as quickly as possible in my eagerness to find out what the authors had to say about how to fix everything. It was the "without tal ...more
Sep 16, 2014
Sep 16, 2014
 
The Tower
3.68
Chris Guillebeau uses the metaphor of a video game (The Tower) to talk about how to build your life. He was playing one of those Farmville/Mafia Wars/ ...more
Dec 06, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
Flying Shoes: A Novel
2.79
The book opens with an extended rant about Corelle dishes and how they're not actually unbreakable (do they claim to be?) and how the snobby main char ...more
not set
Nov 09, 2014
 
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.
3.30
**spoiler alert** So I was sitting in the doctor's office waiting for my appointment, and I found a recent issue of Cosmo among the many, many vintage ...more
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
 
Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight: What to Do If You Are Sensory Defensive in an Overstimulating World
3.84
This book put a name to my experiences, besides "fussy bitch," that is! It was really awesome to read that I'm not the only weirdo out there who has t ...more
Mar 2008
Sep 28, 2010
 
The Ark: Surviving a Global Pandemic and the End of America
4.00
I did the design and formatting on this book. The author warned me that it was controversial, so I read it before I agreed to take on the project. Wha ...more
Jan 07, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
4.29
He's not really my teen, but he's definitely crazy. This book is helping me understand why. Basically, being a teenager is like an ongoing case of rea ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
 
Head First Web Design
3.79
I'm about a third of the way through, and this is one of the few nonfiction books I've ever felt that "don't want to put it down" feeling about. Love ...more
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
 
The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself
3.85
Great book! Too much to absorb in two weeks, but alas, someone has a hold on it.

Ch 1
People need to make referrals--social capital, save each other tim
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not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
Positivity
3.87
A serious, in-depth book about happiness, which the author calls positivity to distinguish from the superficial fluffy self-help happiness stuff. She ...more
Nov 20, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
 
Lying
3.82
This is a philosophical Kindle Short about lying. The argument is that, unless you're dealing with someone you never want to have any kind of relation ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
 
Write To Sell
3.82
If I could have custom-ordered a book on copywriting just for me, it would have been this book. It's clear and concise. It says what to do, how to do ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
What Did I Do Wrong?: When Women Don't Tell Each Other the Friendship Is Over
3.55
I really don't know why I felt compelled to pick up this book, but it wouldn't leave me alone in the library, so I got it, and then I couldn't stop re ...more
Oct 28, 2014
Oct 29, 2014
 
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find -- and Keep -- Love
3.89
Looks fascinating, and I really want to read it, but it can't be renewed any more.

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Picked the book up to take it back to the library and got complet
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Mar 2014
Feb 25, 2014
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