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Drop City
3.81
I always really enjoy T.C. Boyle who writes about "eccentric" topics, usually inspired by actual events/history. (I have read The Road to Wellville, R...more
Apr 27, 2009
Mar 26, 2009
 
The God of Small Things
3.88
This book was great! The writing is truly amazing. It is a story about twins growing up in India and is written largely from their point-of-view. Anyo...more
Apr 24, 2009
Mar 26, 2009
 
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
3.56
I feel a bit unsophisticated when I don't like books that have received as much literary acclaim as this one. But, I have to say that I didn't like th...more
Jun 03, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
In the Kitchen
2.68
If you are reading this book and haven't yet read Ali's Brick Lane, put this book down and get it! Brick Lane is so superior, that it almost makes In...more
Jul 20, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
The Cheese Monkeys
3.74
The author is a well-known graphic designer who has produced some of the most recognized and unusual book jackets in contemporary fiction (i.e. Jurass...more
Jul 15, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
Into the Beautiful North
3.73
I enjoyed this book about the journey of a group of young Mexican (mostly) women across the U.S. border. The passages about traveling through Mexico f...more
Aug 05, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
 
Church of Lies
3.84
This book adds another dimension to the stories of the FLDS told by others (Brent Jeffs, Elissa Wall, Carolyn Jessop), that being the complicity of lo...more
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Dec 18, 2009
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.14
Unfortunately, I really didn't like this book. I did finish it, mainly because I'm trying to make progress on a 25 book challenge, and I really though...more
Jun 2009
Jun 03, 2009
 
The 19th Wife
3.62
The 19th Wife fictionalizes the life of Ann Eliza Young, wife of Brigham Young, and creates a modern murder mystery based in a modern-day polygamist e...more
Jan 22, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
 
The Kite Runner
4.21
Amazing! Can't recommend it highly enough. A Thousand Splendid Suns is just as good!
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Mar 26, 2009
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.98
Hands-down one of my top three all-time favorite books!
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Mar 27, 2009
 
Triumph: Life After the Cult--A Survivor's Lessons
3.72
Update on the life of Carolyn Jessop, woman who was raised and lived in the polygamous FLDS for over 30 years. Her first book, Escape, was fantastic....more
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May 21, 2010
 
The Glass Castle
4.20
Great book with an amazing story!
Apr 05, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
 
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
3.80
I especially recommend this book on audio. The voices add a great deal of personality (especially Woolsey and More) and help the reader keep track of...more
Mar 02, 2010
Oct 06, 2009
 
The Women
3.46
The subject matter isn't quite as interesting as that of Boyle's other books. Of course it's hard to beat Kellogg, Kinsey, and McCormick. Frank Lloyd...more
Apr 29, 2010
Sep 04, 2009
 
Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
3.85
Wow. I have been completely riveted by this story. I could not put it down. It has left me speechless . . . Read it!
Nov 04, 2009
Mar 30, 2009
 
Escape
3.94
Wow, again. Just WOW.
Dec 07, 2009
Oct 24, 2009
 
Cult Insanity: A Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets, and Blood Atonement
3.55
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Jul 20, 2010
Dec 16, 2009
 
When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads: Proven Guidelines for a Healthy Multiple Pregnancy
3.91
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Jun 24, 2010
 
Ready or Not . . . There We Go!: The Real Experts' Guide to the Toddler Years with Twins
3.71
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Jul 03, 2011
 
God's Brothel: The Extortion of Sex for Salvation
3.48
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Dec 16, 2009
 
The History of Money
3.82
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Apr 25, 2011
 
The Wars of the Roses
3.96
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Oct 02, 2011
 
The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us
3.73
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Dec 30, 2011
 
Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health
4.47
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Mar 30, 2009
 
Marya
3.53
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Mar 31, 2009
 
Ethan Frome
3.30
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Mar 26, 2009
 
The Night Watch
3.65
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Mar 26, 2009
 
1984
4.09
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Mar 26, 2009
 
Bellefleur
3.71
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Mar 31, 2009
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