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The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness
3.99
A friend loaned me this book and said it was good. She said, "It's about this nun who leaves the convent and what she goes through afterward." That so ...more
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 20, 2011
 
Stories for Boys: A Memoir
3.65
I picked this up at the library thinking it was going to be stories for, you know, boys. I have a boy; he likes stories. Anyway, it turned out not to ...more
Apr 16, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
 
The Summer Book
4.12
The short of it is that this is the best book I've read in at least a year, maybe longer. The story of a young girl, Sophia, spending the summer on a ...more
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
 
The Curve of Time
4.12
Why: A friend said that this book was a pleasure and an inspiration. In the 1920s and 30s, the author loaded her kids onto a 25' motorboat for several ...more
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Jan 25, 2010
 
Gift from the Sea
4.18
I know that this book might seem dated, targeted as it is to stay-at-home moms. Women who work and don't have children already get the tangible eviden ...more
Oct 29, 2010
Nov 02, 2010
 
The Sunday Philosophy Club (Isabel Dalhousie, #1)
3.35
I've enjoyed each of the books in this series. Isabel Dalhousie is a smart, strong, and good-hearted character. As in the #1 Ladies Detective Agency b ...more
Jan 2006
Mar 26, 2009
 
Human Cycle
3.45
I read this in college. Turnbull was an ethnographer who spent years living with Pygmy tribes in Africa, not as a disinterested observer, but as a fri ...more
Jan 1984
Nov 23, 2011
 
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
3.80
I enjoyed this book, even though it took me quite a while to finish it. I liked how Mantel turned the tables on these Tudor-era celebrities, giving me ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Nov 03, 2010
 
Dandelion Wine
4.06
One of my all-time favorite books. Pure poetry.
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Jul 23, 2013
 
The Tao of Pooh
4.00
Bought this in the early 80's at my favorite used-book store, Wally's books and comics, where you could buy hardback books by the pound upstairs. I'm ...more
Jan 1983
May 17, 2013
 
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
4.15
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Dec 01, 2013
 
The Finale
4.08
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Apr 16, 2010
 
The Screwtape Letters
4.18
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Jan 1988
Apr 16, 2010
 
The Song
4.11
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Apr 16, 2010
 
The Prophet
4.19
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Dec 02, 2013
 
Living High: An Unconventional Autobiography
4.41
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Dec 15, 2013
Jan 27, 2014
 
The Singer
4.23
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Apr 16, 2010
 
The Power of Myth
4.28
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Mar 28, 2014
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