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The Power of Charm: How to Win Anyone Over in Any Situation
The down-side is that there was nothing new, unique, or profound in this book. The upside is that it is short and super easy to read. So if this is th ...more
Nov 26, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
The Scent of Rain and Lightning
**spoiler alert** I'm surprised by how undeveloped this book is. Pickard spends so much time developing the opening scene of the three uncles and what ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Just Hand Over the Chocolate and No One Will Get Hurt
I was given this book as a Secret Santa gift at work and I am 99% sure it was given to me just because of the title. I don't think the person who gave ...more
Feb 06, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
Man and Maid
Oh this is just a fantastically cheesy old-time romance.
Feb 17, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
I am so excited to try this lifestyle. I started Paleo a week before ever reading this book, and this book was such a help! It gave me an even better ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
10 Lies Men Believe about Porn
There is so much about this book that everyone could learn from, not just men or people struggling with porn. Healing core wounds and finding freedom ...more
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Oct 04, 2014
The Courage Tree
I really enjoyed this book. The flashbacks to explain the different relationships came at exactly the right time, the suspense built up quite a bit as ...more
Apr 13, 2009
Apr 12, 2009
The Illumination
The Illumination follows the lives of various people who encounter a diary of love notes in a time where a worldwide phenomenon has taken place. Pain ...more
Mar 11, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
New Moon (Twilight, #2)
**spoiler alert** While I enjoyed this book, I must say I feel it is a very bad role-model for all the people out there reading it (young and old alik ...more
Aug 2009
Feb 21, 2009
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
For some reason I didn't realize this book had so much to do with football in general rather than Michael Oher specifically (thought I should have fig ...more
Feb 20, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
Child of Fire (Twenty Palaces, #1)
This was a very interesting and entertaining book, and I will definitely read the rest in the series. I was a bit confused and annoyed with how much b ...more
May 03, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
I'm 25 and I picked this up from the library because it was submitted as a "humerus book" to Real Simple this month. I think this book would have appe ...more
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
I feel like as these books go on they would make more sense to my mother than to myself... maybe it's just that I'm not as old as the main characters. ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? the Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World
Woah. I read the first half of this book and it was overwhelming and depressing. Then I read the second half and I do feel charged up to do something, ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Unfinished: Believing Is Only the Beginning
This is a follow up book to The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? the Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World and it ...more
Jun 13, 2013
May 10, 2013
The Night Circus
FANTASTIC BOOK! You get the story of two magicians pitted in a dual against each other, a story of this crazy-awesome-weird circus, and a story about ...more
Nov 24, 2011
Nov 24, 2011
Morning Glory
I bought the book because I wanted to see the movie and haven't yet. It's a cute book, but it is clearly a movie first and a book second. Too bad they ...more
Sep 02, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
From A to X
I guess I was expecting something more like a novel... or at least I expected to know what was going on. But this is literally a book of letters. Whil ...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
The Dovekeepers
This was a very interesting novel. I liked how we got to see the story happening from the viewpoint of a few different characters, but I was a little ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
13 rue Thérèse
I found this book to be interesting, but almost too confusing. We jumped around in time and perspective so often that it was hard to keep track of whe ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art
I LOVE pretty much everything Christopher Moore writes, but this one was awesome! I never knew much about art in the 1890's, nor did I care about it, ...more
May 08, 2012
May 03, 2012
The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams
There was more activity involved in this book than I realized, and since I didn't have time to do it, I probably didn't get as much out of it than I s ...more
Nov 21, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
The Language of Flowers
I loved this story and learning about the meanings of flowers was really cool. I just wished the pace had been a bit slower. It felt more like reading ...more
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
The Expected One (Magdalene Line Trilogy, #1)
**spoiler alert** I started reading this thinking it was just another version of Da Vincci Code but by the end it was a rather interesting story in it ...more
Feb 14, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
The Pilot's Wife
I guess I just always wish Anita Shreve's books would have a different ending. Something more uplifting, more concluded; rather than stopping on a han ...more
Jan 13, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
The Secret Adversary (Tommy and Tuppence, #1)
Once again, I had no idea who the bad guy really was. And this is why I love Agatha Christie. One of the best parts of this book, though, was that it ...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
The Platinum Rule: Discover the Four Basic Business Personalities-And How They Can Lead You to Success
While this book had some good points, I think they spent too much time on examples for a salesperson. It just seemed like the second half the book was ...more
Dec 02, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
This is my kind of "Christian" book. Instead of making you feel like a failure she opens your eyes to see the blessings and mercies all around you. Pl ...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
The Choice
Well if you are ready to cry then this book is for you. It was a quick read and really enjoyable though I'm not sure I agree with the ending.... but I ...more
Feb 21, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics
I love CS Lewis and anything he writes. I hadn't heard of this book ever until a friend lent it to me and I loved how everything was short. Sometimes ...more
Aug 20, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
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