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Shooter: The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper
3.89
I'm keeping my two star rating - I finished the book this weekend, really could have been one chapter - that goes like this...

"I am the best Marine in...more
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Mar 13, 2009
 
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
3.64
I was at first intrigued with the writing style. I loved how the thought process skimmed through so many facets.

Then the story began. I think I had t...more
Mar 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
The Twilight Saga (Twilight, #1-4)
3.88
Yuck! I thought I didn't like Belle because she was a whinny teenage girl - after continuing to read the entire series, I realized I didn't like ANY o...more
Oct 2008
Mar 13, 2009
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
OMG! This was a can't put down read for me. I cannot get over how much this author put into the feelings of his characters. I almost put this one down...more
Aug 2008
Mar 13, 2009
 
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
3.93
I tried to like this book, after all I fell into the Oprah trap. I guess my problem began when I read that if I didn't understand this book, I was not...more
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May 31, 2010
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.58
So far I'm facinated with the decision the Doctor made - how could he? The wife suffers so much, especially with no real closure, no goodbye. The nurs...more
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Mar 13, 2009
 
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2)
4.00
I was disappointed in the mystery factor missing, which is what I loved in The Maze Runner. I was right there with Thomas wondering what this is all a...more
Apr 2012
Mar 23, 2012
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
Not my favorite Pollan book - if I recall, this one is a bit out there - if we really thought about it, we may be grazing on grass to avoid all the th...more
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Mar 20, 2009
 
The Last Lecture
4.22
Nice book with good lesson to make you dreams come true, in your own way. We all have dreams and we all live in reality, Mr. Pausch had a way of inter...more
Jul 2008
Mar 13, 2009
 
In Love and War
4.34
Amazing book. The love between the Stockdale's was an incredible read. Sybil is such a strong woman to fight against the anti-war movement to draw att...more
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Mar 03, 2010
 
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
3.99
I couldn't put this book down. In fact I had to literally tell myself to put it down. I was just as frustrated as Thomas when it came to what was goin...more
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self
4.35
UPDATE: I'm STILL reading this book. But now I have a new enlightened way to to read it. I mark all the things I find positive, of interest, or quotes...more
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Mar 16, 2009
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.97
What a great read!

So many times we think we know what is best for others and we never realize the lesson is accutally ours to learn! The preacher neve...more
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Mar 13, 2009
 
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams
4.04
I use this one over and over again. I learn something new each time I read a particular chapter. I enjoy the fact that I can find spiritual meaning in...more
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May 31, 2010
 
The Joy of Partner Yoga
4.31
An absolutely beautifully done book (photos and instructions). It was a "joy" to use many of the poses during two workshops. The students ranged from...more
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Mar 16, 2009
 
The Ultimate Gift
3.76
Simple reading (read it in one day). The message of family, dreams, charity, etc. are more valuable than money is a good one.

Don't look for any suspe...more
Mar 2009
Mar 13, 2009
 
The Longest Trip Home: A Memoir
3.87
I decided to read this Grogan book instead of Marley and Me and man, good decision. Maybe some day I'll read Marley, for now Trip was a great trip. Th...more
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May 31, 2010
 
Cool Yoga Tricks
3.92
I used some of the techniques in a Partner Yoga class and plan to use others in a Yoga with props class too. Very clear instructions, very down to ear...more
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Mar 16, 2009
 
Eat, Pray, Love
3.42
After getting past the "wo unto me" first part of this book, I actually ended up liking Ms. Elizabeth's antedotes.

My favorite section was Live - where...more
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Apr 16, 2009
 
Live a Little!: Breaking the Rules Won't Break Your Health
3.30
Good book to make you think about all those health studies mean for you. I like that these two doctors realize we are real people with lives and sched...more
Apr 28, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
 
Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
3.84
Great insight into the mind bending a person can have on a group of people. Control of mind and fear seems to drive this group.

Elissa Wall tells a co...more
Mar 2009
Mar 13, 2009
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.24
High School reading assignment, years ago - wonderful book for a teenaged girl to go into a fantasy world of strong woman character at time when women...more
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Mar 20, 2009
 
Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish
3.80
An emotional story told in a very stoic and factual way. It was hard to "feel" the love in this one. None the less, I finished it in two days and hugg...more
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May 31, 2010
 
Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough-Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous!
3.33
Obviously these women are anti-beef industry and anti-dairy. Very hard and in your face. Good information I learned a lot. The beef/dairy sections rem...more
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Mar 03, 2010
 
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: A Practical Guide to Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit
4.02
This is a great companion to the Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. I am excited to use this reference during my Yoga classes. Very down to earth explan...more
Jun 04, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset (The Hunger Games, #1-3)
4.54
Very good series, with the exception of the last few chapters of the third book. It seems the author got tired of her own writing and just wanted to w...more
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Mar 18, 2012
 
The Secret Life of Bees
3.95
Read the book before the seeing the movie. Both were good. Nothing extrodinary, just good reading for a weekend read.
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Mar 20, 2009
 
Here's the Deal: Don't Touch Me
3.69
If you are looking for a sympathetic viewpoint and help with your OCD issues, put away the book. If you want a peek at a twisted comedic mind, read on...more
Mar 02, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
The Runner's Yoga Book: A Balanced Approach to Fitness
3.71
I found this one a bit mis guided - I found it to be more of a stretching book.
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Mar 16, 2009
 
The Lovely Bones
3.71
I enjoyed this one because even though I knew who the murderer was, I kept reading to see if he would get his just reward.

The dynamics of the family...more
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Mar 13, 2009
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